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Depression in Epilepsy

Daniel Friedman

in Epilepsy

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Published in print December 2010 | ISBN: 9780199743506
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322794 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199743506.003.0025

Series: What Do I Do Now

Depression in Epilepsy

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Depressive symptoms are common in patients with epilepsy and occur at much higher rates than in the general population. Patients with epilepsy have higher rates of suicide as well. Identifying and treating mood disorders can improve the quality of life for epilepsy patients.

Chapter.  1625 words. 

Subjects: Neurology

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