DETERMINING TREATMENT LEVELS OF COMORBID PSYCHIATRIC CONDITIONS IN PEOPLE WITH EPILEPSY ATTENDING SELECTED LOCAL CLINICS IN LUSAKA, ZAMBIA

ABSTRACT

Background: Psychiatric co-morbidities occur more frequently in patients with epilepsy but are usually undertreated. Treatment of these disorders is key to reducing mortality via suicide and other causes. This study determined the levels of treatment of psychiatric co-morbidities at clinics in Lusaka, Zambia.