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 […]
For Tasmanian-specific research, refer to the report Epilepsy – A Focus on Tasmania 2019.
For Australia-wide research, refer to the report from Deloitte – The Economic Burden of Epilepsy in Australia 2019-2020
Summary of Report: Full Report:
The last 12 months have been a period of significant achievement and growth thanks to the energy and commitment of the Friends of Epilepsy Tasmania and its dedicated staff members. Browse the Annual Report of 2018 for details.