Evaluation of state and trait anxiety levels of parents and children before electroencephalography procedures: A prospective study from a tertiary epilepsy center

Tekin L. O., Cebeci D., Unver E., Acar A. Ş., Demir E., Gücüyener K., ...More

EPILEPSY & BEHAVIOR, vol.112, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 112
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2020.107338
  • Journal Name: EPILEPSY & BEHAVIOR
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Inadequate or misinformation about electroencephalography (EEG) and epilepsy may lead to anxiety in children and their parents. The purpose of this study was to make a simultaneous evaluation of the anxiety levels of children and parents before EEG procedures and to make a brief assessment of their knowledge about EEG.