Articles on Mental Health Care

The list of articles below link to free access articles about psychological treatments, organized by date.

The ILAE Task Force would like to acknowledge the generous support of Epilepsia for providing free access to these key articles. This list is by no means all-inclusive, but rather represents important articles as chosen by the Task Force.

Reviews and meta-analyses | Epigraph articles

Reviews, meta-analyses evidence for the benefit of screening/treatment in mental health

International consensus clinical practice statements for the treatment of neuropsychiatric conditions associated with epilepsy
Mike P. Kerr, Seth Mensah, Frank Besag, Bertrand de Toffol, Alan Ettinger, Kousuke Kanemoto, Andres Kanner, Steven Kemp, Ennapadum Krishnamoorthy, W. Curt LaFrance Jr, Marco Mula, Bettina Schmitz, Ludgers, Tebartz van Elst, Julian Trollor, Sarah J. Wilson.
Epilepsia 2011 52: 2133-2138. PDF | View as web page

Psychological treatments for adults and children with epilepsy: Evidence-based recommendations by the International League Against Epilepsy Psychology Task Force.
Michaelis R, Tang V, Goldstein LH, et al.
Epilepsia 2018 59:1282-1302. PDF | View as web page

Cochrane systematic review and meta-analysis of the impact of psychological treatments for people with epilepsy on health-related quality of life.
Michaelis R, Tang V, Wagner JL, et al.
Epilepsia 2018 59:315-332. PDF | View as web page

Measurement in pediatric epilepsy self-management: A critical review
Gigi Smith, Avani C. Modi, Erica K. Johnson, Ross Shegog, Joan K. Austin, Janelle L. Wagner,
Epilepsia 2018.59:509-522. PDF | View as web page

Self-management interventions in pediatric epilepsy: What is the level of evidence?
Janelle L. Wagner, Avani C. Modi, Erica K. Johnson, Ross Shegog, Cam Escoffery, Yvan Bamps, Joan K. Austin, Rebecca J. Schultz, Sarah Mapel Lentz, Gigi Smith
Epilepsia 2017. 58:873-754. PDF | View as web page

Depression screening in pediatric epilepsy: evidence for the benefit of a behavioral medicine service in early detection
Guilfoyle SM, Monahan S, Wesolowski C, Modi AC
Epilepsy Behav. 2015 Mar; 44:5-19. Abstract

Early screening and identification of psychological comorbidities in pediatric epilepsy is necessary.
Guilfoyle SM, Wagner JL, Smith G, Modi AC.
Epilepsy Behav. 2012 Dec;25(4):495-500. Abstract

Commentary: Pediatric epilepsy: a good fit for pediatric psychologists.
Wagner JL, Modi A, Smith G.
J Pediatr Psychol. 2011 May;36(4):461-5. Abstract

Epigraph articles

The black dog in your waiting room: Screening for depression in people with epilepsy (Fall 2019)

More than seizures: In people with epilepsy, social anxiety affects quality of life (Winter 2019)

Epilepsy’s effects on the family: Reducing and preventing stress and anxiety (Summer 2019)