Factors affecting the psychosocial adjustment of people with epilepsy


Mollaoglu M. , Durna Z., Bolayir E.

NEUROLOGY PSYCHIATRY AND BRAIN RESEARCH, vol.12, no.3, pp.145-152, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Title of Journal : NEUROLOGY PSYCHIATRY AND BRAIN RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.145-152

Abstract

Purpose: Epilepsy has a profound impact on patients' psychosocial adjusment. The level of, and factors affecting the psychosocial adjusment in patients with epilepsy may be different in Turkey where little is known about factors relating to psychosocial adjusment. However, these issues have not yet been addressed properly yet. This study examined the level of, and factors affecting the psychosocial adjustment in patients with epilepsy within a Turkish cultural contex.