The perceived burden of epilepsy: Impact on the quality of life of children and adolescents and their families

@article{Cianchetti2015ThePB,
  title={The perceived burden of epilepsy: Impact on the quality of life of children and adolescents and their families},
  author={Carlo Cianchetti and P. Messina and Elisabetta Pupillo and Giovanni Crichiutti and Maria Giuseppina Baglietto and Pierangelo Veggiotti and Nelia Zamponi and Susanna Casellato and Lucia Margari and Giuseppe Erba and Ettore Beghi},
  journal={Seizure},
  year={2015},
  volume={24},
  pages={93-101}
}
PURPOSE The assessment of the quality of life (QoL) is relevant for a comprehensive treatment of patients with epilepsy. In children and adolescents, an impact of epilepsy on the QoL of the entire family is expected. METHODS We asked 293 parents of children and adolescents with epilepsy, included in an observational study on treatment satisfaction, to evaluate the impact of the disease on several aspects of the QoL of the whole family using a specifically organized questionnaire (IEQoL… CONTINUE READING

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