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Comorbid mental disorders and quality of life of people with epilepsy attending primary health care clinics in rural Ethiopia

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Background

Evidence from high-income countries demonstrates that co-morbid mental disorders in people with epilepsy adversely affect clinical and social outcomes. However, evidence from low-income countries is lacking. The objective of this study was to measure the association between co-morbid mental disorders and quality of life and functioning in people with epilepsy.

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A facility-based, community ascertained cross-sectional survey was... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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0000-0002-4957-5820
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-6999-5507
Publisher:
Public Library of Science
Journal:
PLoS ONE More from this journal
Volume:
16
Issue:
1
Article number:
e0238137
Publication date:
2021-01-20
Acceptance date:
2020-08-10
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EISSN:
1932-6203
Pmid:
33471799
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1158574
Local pid:
pubs:1158574
Deposit date:
2021-03-25

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