Epilepsy and Quality of Life / Edition 1

Epilepsy and Quality of Life / Edition 1

by Michael R. Trimble

ISBN-10: 0781701759

ISBN-13: 9780781701754

Pub. Date: 07/28/1994

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

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Table of Contents

1Quality of Life in Epilepsy: Perspectives of Patients1
2Quality of Life in Family Members of Persons with Epilepsy19
3Quality of Life in Family Members of Persons with Chronic Neurological Disability33
4Quality of Life and Compliance49
5Some Statistical Issues in Quality of Life Measurements65
6An Overview of Quality of Life Measurements85
7The World Health Organization (WHO) Quality of Life Project99
8The Washington Psychosocial Seizure Inventory and Quality of Life in Epilepsy109
9Quality of Life in Epilepsy: Recent Developments in the United States123
10Quality of Life in Epilepsy: The Liverpool Initiative135
11Repertory Grid in the Assessment of Quality of Life in Patients with Epilepsy: The Quality of Life Assessment Schedule151
12Quality of Life Determinations in Chronic Conditions: Perspectives of the Pharmaceutical Industry165
13The Impact of Quality of Life for the Development and Marketing of Antiepileptic Drugs175
14Quality of Life and Cognitive Function183
15Computerized Assessment of Cognitive Function and Quality of Life
16Quality of Life Measurements in Children with Epilepsy217
17Quality of Life After Epilepsy Surgery227
18The Distribution of Mild and Severe Forms of Epilepsy249
19Epilogue: Quality of Life in Epilepsy259
Appendix A: The Liverpool Quality of Life Questionnaire267
Appendix B: The Epilepsy Surgery Inventory - 55 (ESI-55)281
Appendix C: The Washington Psychosocial Seizure Inventory (WPSI)287
Appendix D: The Adolescent Psychosocial Seizure Inventory (APSI)293
Appendix E: Reading List299
Subject Index301

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