Maternal epilepsy and behavioral development of the child: Family factors do matter.

Affiliation

Stichting Epilepsie Instellingen Nederland (SEIN), Heemstede, the Netherlands; Research Institute of Child Development and Education, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

The purpose of the study was to examine whether mothers with epilepsy experience family problems and to investigate the possible mediating role of distinct family factors in the relationship between maternal epilepsy and child behavioral problems, in which it is also investigated whether more proximal family factors mediate the more distal family factors.

Keywords

Behavior,Child development,EURAP & Development,Family factors,Maternal epilepsy,Parenting,