Mental health

Psychological interventions in adults and children with epilepsy



Psychological treatments such as relaxation therapy, treatments based on cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) principles, psychoeducational programmes and family counselling may be considered as adjunctive treatment for epilepsy.
Strength of recommendation: CONDITIONAL
Quality of evidence: LOW

Information and advice on avoiding high risk activities and first aid relevant to the person and family members should be routinely given in a culturally appropriate and sensitive manner.
Strength of recommendation: STRONG
Quality of evidence: LOW