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Epilepsy

Adolescence is recognized as a developmental transition toward successful creation of an adult identity and a sense of ownership and comfort with personal beliefs and values. Adolescent emotional and cognitive resources are stretched by attempts at developing a sense of self, gaining autonomy from parents, and refining self-control. Teens with epilepsy and other chronic conditions have the additional burden of finding a way to integrate their health condition and its management into their daily lives.

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  • Behavioral Health
  • Seizure Frequency
  • Seizure Type
  • Clonic Seizure
  • Generalize Epilepsy

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Caplin, D.A., Austin, J.K., Dunn, D. (2009). Epilepsy. In: O'Donohue, W. (eds) Behavioral Approaches to Chronic Disease in Adolescence. Springer, New York, NY. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-87687-0_12

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