Walk for Epilepsy Media Release
The burdens of having epilepsy are multifold and while medical therapies aim to modify the progression of epilepsy, psychological treatments for people with epilepsy (PWE) aim at reducing psychiatric comorbidities, improve coping, as well as quality of life. Substantial evidence showed that psychological interventions (i.e., cognitive behavioural therapy and mindfulness-based therapies) were effective in improving […]
“No, my bruises are not from a fight.” A young barista named Gerard from Flick The Bean café in Launceston recently shared that turning up to work with bruises or a black eye results in customers joking that he must have been in a fight. The sad reality is that seizures make his life unimaginably […]
Epilepsy Tasmania’s CEO Wendy Groot and Hobart mum Penny Flanagan were interviewed on ABC Hobart radio by Leon Compton ABC We encourage you to listen to this emotional discussion of Penny talking about her son Jack who very sadly recently passed away, most likely from SUDEP (sudden unexpected death from epilepsy). SUDEP can occur in […]
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For Tasmanian-specific research, refer to the report Epilepsy – A Focus on Tasmania 2019.