Quality of life in epilepsy patients: What relation to perceived and objective memory difficulties?

A. R. Giovagnoli, O. Pelati, S. Mascheroni, A. Pozzi, G. Avanzini

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Abstract

Objective: to compare the relation of quality of life (QL) to memory abilities assessed by psychometric tests and self-reported memory functioning Subjects: 45 patients affected by partial epileptic seizures and 36 healthy controls. Methods QL in Epilepsy-89 Inventory (Qolie-89), Questionnaire of Mnesic Efficiency (QME), Beck Depression Inventory (BD[), State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI), Raven Progressive Matrices, Attentional Matrices, Story Recall, Rey Complex Figure, Word and Design List Learning. Results: On memory tests, epilepsy patients were impaired relative to controls (p

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)126
Number of pages1
JournalItalian Journal of Neurological Sciences
Volume18
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Clinical Neurology

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