Mental health risks highlighted in expectant fathers with epilepsy

 ADHD in the News 2015-12-08

Adverse social aspects and life events were more likely to be associated with epilepsy...with self-reported diagnoses of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and bipolar disorder also more common in epilepsy patients. Additionally, it was shown that a screening tool for ADHD symptoms was a more successful method of diagnosing the condition in these patients than self-reporting.