Epileptic Disorders


Cochrane systematic review and meta-analysis of the impact of psychological treatment on health-related quality of life in people with epilepsy: an update by the ILAE Psychology Task Force, highlighting methodological changes Volume 23, numéro 6, December 2021


(1) What are education-only interventions?


(2) What are skills-based psychological interventions?  


 (3) Skills-based psychological interventions improve HRQOL in adults and adolescents with epilepsy. What are the clinical implications?






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(1) Education-only interventions are interventions that provide epilepsy-related facts and knowledge.


(2) Skills-based psychological interventions require an engaged learner who acquires and applies skills and knowledge to achieve psychological and behavioral changes. These may involve educational elements.


(3) Adjunctive useof skills-based psychological treatments for adults and adolescents with epilepsy may provide additional benefits in HRQOL when incorporated into patient-centered epilepsy management.









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