Advances & More News / News Coverage from the USA: Fear of Public Places Common in Adults With Epilepsy

Phobic/agoraphobic symptoms are independently associated with poor quality of life in people with epilepsy, according to a study published online Jan. 16 in Epilepsy Research. Heidi M. Munger Clary, M.D., M.P.H., from the Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and colleagues surveyed 420 adults with epilepsy seen at a large, single tertiary epilepsy center to assess phobic symptoms. Source: Advances and More licensed by HealthDay

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