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Natural course, quality of life, heredity and mortality among children and adolescents who debuted with seizures 50 years ago, in Uppsala county

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About this project

Project information

Projekt Status

In progress

Contact

External

Research Subject

Research environments

There are few long-term follow up studies on children and adolescents with epilepsy. The aim of this study, run by child-neurologists Erik Stenninger and Lars-Olov Brorsson is to describe the natural course, quality of life, heredity and mortality among children and adolescents debuted with seizures 50 years ago (1962-1964), in Uppsala county. This is the third study on the same population. All participants will be asked to answer a questionnaire about angst and depression and life situation. Interviews will be held with a strategic sample of the respondents.

Researchers

Research Teams

Collaborators

  • Erik Stenninger, Region Örebro län
  • Lars-Olov Brorson, Region Örebro län