Epilepsy Impact Scale

Trial ID or NCT#



not recruiting iconNOT RECRUITING


The investigators are developing a questionnaire that can quickly measure the impact that epilepsy has on a person's life. This questionnaire will be useful in following whether the impact of epilepsy increases, decreases or stays the same over time. The results also may point out areas that would benefit from discussion or attention in visits with your doctor.

Official Title

Questionnaire Development for a Comprehensive Scale to Measure the Impact of Epilepsy on Life.

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study: Older than 18 Years
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No
Inclusion Criteria:
  1. 1. Age 18 or more. 2. Patient has had at least 1 seizure in the past 365 days. 3. Patient can speak and understand English.
Exclusion Criteria:
  1. 1. Patients suspected of having one of the imitators of epilepsy, for example, syncope, sleep disorder, psychogenic nonepileptic seizures, will be excluded, even if they also have epileptic seizures. 2. Patients unwilling to spend the time doing the questionnaire.


Robert Fisher, MD, PhD
Robert Fisher, MD, PhD
Epilepsy specialist, Neurophysiologist, Neurologist
The Maslah Saul, MD, Professor and Professor, by courtesy, of Neurosurgery