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Chapter 20 - Gender Issues in Epilepsy


All individuals deal with decisions regarding sexuality, reproduction, and family. Men with epilepsy (MWE) and women with epilepsy (WWE) also consider additional factors: effects of seizures, effects of antiseizure drugs (ASDs), psychological and psychiatric barriers such as self-image, anxiety, and depression.

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