Psychiatric and medical comorbidity and quality of life outcomes in childhood-onset epilepsy.

TitlePsychiatric and medical comorbidity and quality of life outcomes in childhood-onset epilepsy.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsBaca, CB, Vickrey BG, Caplan R, Vassar SD, Berg AT
JournalPediatrics
Volume128
Issue6
Paginatione1532-43
Date Published2011 Dec
ISSN1098-4275
KeywordsAdolescent, Age of Onset, Child, Child, Preschool, Epilepsy, Female, Humans, Male, Mental Disorders, Parents, Prospective Studies, Quality of Life, Questionnaires, Remission Induction, Self Report, Severity of Illness Index
Abstract

We compared associations of epilepsy remission status and severity as well as psychiatric and other comorbidities with child and parent-proxy reports of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in adolescents previously diagnosed with epilepsy.

DOI10.1002/hbm.21441
Alternate JournalPediatrics