Young adults experience and support needs following a diagnosis of epilepsy

What's it about?

This study aims to investigate young adults’ experiences of receiving a diagnosis of epilepsy in the UK. It will find out about the support they received, and what they feel they would have benefitted from. This study aims to give individuals a voice and identify the support needs of people diagnosed with epilepsy between the ages of 18-35.

Am I eligible to take part?

To take part in this study you need to live in the UK, be aged 18 -35 and have received a formal diagnosis of epilepsy when you were aged between 18-35.

What will I have to do?

Complete an online questionnaire which will ask you a few questions about yourself and your experiences. .

How do I get involved?

Please complete the online survey

Is there a deadline?

The survey will close on 31 June 2021

Who is conducting the research?

Rosie Gibbs, Health Psychology MSc student, and Dr Liz Jenkinson, Health Psychologist

Who has reviewed this study?

University of the West of England, Bristol Health and Applied Sciences Faculty Research Ethics Committee

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