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  • Robert Gates
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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)133-139
Number of pages7
JournalEpilepsy & Behavior
IssuePart A
Publication statusPublished - 11 Oct 2016


Epilepsy affects 1 in 5 people with an intellectual disability (ID), but little is known about their experiences of living with epilepsy. A qualitative study was conducted to investigate the impact and management of epilepsy in people with ID.


© 2016. This is an Open Access article, distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution licence (, which permits unrestricted re-use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Open Access funded by Department of Health UK. The version of record, Silvana E. Mengoni, et al., '"Sometmes, it just stops me from doing anything": A qualitative exploration of epilepsy management in people with intellectual disabilities and their carers', Epilepsy & Behavior, Vol. 64, Part A, November 2016, pp. 133-139, first published online 11 October 2016, is available at doi: Published by Elsevier.

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