Two Types Of Epilepsy

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Epilepsy can be very problematic to the person and family. This study focuses on the caregiver and the quality of life for the caregiver. The study takes a look at 100 caregivers of different ages that range from adolescent to adults affected by epilepsy. The researchers chose 100 caregivers of temporal epilepsy patients and juvenile myoclonic epilepsy. The worse of the two types of epilepsy is temporal lobe epilepsy due to the high percentage of being medically intractable. This can lead to higher levels of depression and anxiety followed by a poorer quality of life. The study consisted of a structured questionare that obtained a brief background of the caregivers age, income, time with patient, and duties for the one affected. The caregiver
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