Marital status of people with epilepsy in Korea
作者: Myeong-Kyu KimOh-Young KwonYong-Won ChoYosik KimSung-Eun KimHoo-Won KimSang Kun LeeKi-Young JungIl Keun Lee
作者单位: 1Department of Neurology, Chonnam National University Medical School, Gwangju, Republic of Korea
2Department of Neurology, Gyeongsang Institute of Health Science, Gyeongsang National University School of Medicine, Jinju, Republic of Korea
3Department of Neurology, Keimyung University School of Medicine, Daegu, Republic of Korea
4Department of Neurology, Wonkwang University School of Medicine, Iksan, Republic of Korea
5Department of Neurology, Inje University College of Medicine, Republic of Korea
6Department of Neurology, Chosun University medical School, Gwangju, Republic of Korea
7Department of Neurology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
8Department of Neurology, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
9Seoul Brain Neurology Clinic, Seoul, Republic of Korea
刊名: Seizure: European Journal of Epilepsy, 2010, Vol.19 (9), pp.573-579
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.seizure.2010.09.006
关键词: Marital statusPeople with epilepsyStigma
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)A multicentre face-to-face interview was conducted to identify factors contributing to the marital status of people with epilepsy (PWE) in Korea. The marriage rate of PWEs was only 80% and the divorce rate was more than double that in the general population. Among the single subjects, 34% replied that they were unmarried because of epilepsy, and 76% of divorced PWEs replied that epilepsy was the cause of the divorce. The factors affecting the single and divorced status in PWEs included gender, an earlier onset of seizure and seizure onset before marriage. Not informing the spouse of the disease before marriage for fear of discrimination was not related to disadvantage in marriage negotiation or to divorce. Social stigmatization of epilepsy continues and impacts on the marital...
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影响因子:2.004 (2012)

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