Cognitive Behavior Therapy for children with epilepsy

Akiko Ogata
2015 The Japanese Journal of Health Psychology  
Many studies have demonstrated that children and adolescents with epilepsy have more emotional, social, and behavioral problems than their healthy peers. e present case study reports Cognitive Behavior erapy with Problem-solving erapy and Social Skills Training for an adolescent with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy. Assessment of her frequent seizure in school indicated that they were related to stress and anxiety in social situations, which were caused by her low problem-solving skills, low social
more » ... skills and negative self-evaluation. Cognitive Behavioral erapy was e ective for decreasing seizure frequency and stress reactions in this person. We have discussed the e ects of Cognitive Behavior erapy in children with epilepsy.
doi:10.11560/jahp.27.special_issue_201 fatcat:twzoud4jwfh37ower2veg5coa4