Cognitive distortions in epilepsy patients: metacognitive functions, automatic thoughts, and dysfunctional attitudes

Objective: The association of psychiatric disorders with epilepsy was shown in many publications, but there have been very few studies dealing with cognitive distortions in epilepsy patients. In our study, we aimed to investigate the metacognitive systems, dysfunctional attitudes, and automatic thoughts of epilepsy patients. Method: Sixty patients diagnosed with epilepsy based on anamnesis and electroencephalographic examination and 50 healthy controls were included in the study. The sociodemographic data form, Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI), Beck Depression Inventory (BDI), Automatic Thoughts Questionnaire (ATQ), Dysfunctional Attitudes Scale (DAS), and Metacognition Questionnaire-30 (MCQ) were administered to all participants. Results: BAI and BDI scores were significantly higher in the epilepsy group compared to the control group (p=0.001, p

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  • ISSN: 1018-8681
  • Yayın Aralığı: Yılda 4 Sayı
  • Başlangıç: 1984

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