The psychosocial impact of epilepsy in adults with an intellectual disability.

Abstract

Epilepsy has a pervasive impact on the quality of life, and thus the psychosocial well-being, of adults with an intellectual disability. Social and economical well-being appears to be affected by an increase in restrictions on activities and thus social contact. The population has very high rates of challenging behaviors and of mental illness. It is likely… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2009.03.020

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@article{Kerr2009ThePI, title={The psychosocial impact of epilepsy in adults with an intellectual disability.}, author={Michael P. Kerr and Amna Turky and Bernd Huber}, journal={Epilepsy & behavior : E&B}, year={2009}, volume={15 Suppl 1}, pages={S26-30} }