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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: In Adolescents With Epilepsy, High Scores Of Anxiety And Depression Are Associated With Occurrence Of Seizures In Public Places
Author: Siqueira
Nathalia F.; Oliveira
Fernando L. B. B.; Siqueira
Jorge A.; Abib Pedroso de Souza
Elisabete
Abstract: Objective: To assess depression and anxiety symptoms of adolescents with epilepsy compared with adolescents without epilepsy. Method: The study sample consisted of: case participants (50 subjects) attending the pediatric epilepsy clinic of a tertiary hospital and control participants (51 subjects) from public schools. The instruments utilized were: identification card with demographic and epilepsy data, Beck Depression Inventory and State-Trait Anxiety Inventory. Results: No significant differences were founded between the groups regarding scores for depression and anxiety symptoms but both groups presented moderate scores of anxiety. A correlation was found between low scores anxiety and not frequent seizures, low scores anxiety and perception of seizure control, high scores of anxiety and depression and occurrence of seizures in public places. Conclusion: Low scores of anxiety are associated with not frequent seizures; high scores of anxiety and depression are associated with occurrence of seizures in public places.
Subject: Pediatric Epilepsy
Children
Symptoms
Disorders
Country: SAO PAULO SP
Editor: ASSOC ARQUIVOS NEURO- PSIQUIATRIA
Citation: In Adolescents With Epilepsy, High Scores Of Anxiety And Depression Are Associated With Occurrence Of Seizures In Public Places. Assoc Arquivos Neuro- Psiquiatria, v. 73, p. 205-211 MAR-2015.
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1590/0004-282X20140235
Address: http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0004-282X2015000300205&lng=en&nrm=iso&tlng=en
Date Issue: 2015
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