Unmet mental health needs in pediatric epilepsy: insights from providers.

  title={Unmet mental health needs in pediatric epilepsy: insights from providers.},
  author={Kimberly Ennico Smith and Prabha Siddarth and Bonnie T. Zima and R Ramesh Sankar and Wendy Long Mitchell and Rani Gowrinathan and Alan Shewmon and Rochelle Caplan},
  journal={Epilepsy & behavior : E&B},
  volume={11 3},
Eighteen pediatric neurologists and 18 pediatricians completed a 5-point Likert scale questionnaire on their knowledge of, attitudes toward, and management of the behavioral, cognitive, and psychosocial aspects of pediatric epilepsy, before and after a lecture on this topic. They also responded to questions about possible barriers to mental health care of children with epilepsy. The brief educational intervention modified the knowledge/attitudes of pediatricians compared with pediatric… CONTINUE READING

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