Knowledge, stigma, and quality of life in epilepsy: Results before and after a community-based epilepsy awareness program in rural Bolivia

L. Giulianoa,C. Edoardo Ciceroa, S. Padilla, et al., (2019)

Epilepsy & Behavior 92 (2019) 90-97 'Stigma in epilepsy is due to the presence of superstitions and wrong cultural beliefs that lead to social isolation of PWE contributing to their poor quality of life', say the authors of this paper. 'Moreover, poor knowledge and consequent stigma constitute important barriers for epilepsy management, especially in LMIC

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