Depression and anxiety in children with epilepsy and other chronic health conditions: National estimates of prevalence and risk factors.

CONCLUSIONS: One in four U.S. children with epilepsy has depression and/or anxiety. Therefore, physicians should consider the various factors that are related to depression and anxiety in children with epilepsy so that at-risk children can be screened and managed appropriately. PMID: 31870808 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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