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Bensken WP, Ciesielski TH, Williams SM, Stange KC, Sajatovic M, Koroukian SM. Inconsistent Medicaid coverage is associated with negative health events for people with epilepsy. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2022;33(2):1036-1053. doi: 10.1353/hpu.2022.0079

Escoffery C, Haardoerfer R, Bamps Y, et al. Reduction of the Adult Epilepsy Self-Management Measure Instrument (AESMMI). Epilepsy Behav. 2022;131(Pt A):108692. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2022.108692

Kottapalli I, Needham K, Colon-Zimmermann K, et al. A community-targeted implementation of Self-MAnagement for people with epilepsy and a histoRy of negative health evenTs (SMART): A research and community partnership to reduce epilepsy burden. Epilepsy Behav. 2022;108440. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2021.108440

Moura LMVR, Karakis I, Zack MM, Tian N, Kobau R, Howard D. Drivers of US health care spending for persons with seizures and/or epilepsies, 2010-2018 [published online ahead of print, 2022 May 17]. Epilepsia. 2022;10.1111/epi.17305. doi:10.1111/epi.17305

Tian N, Kobau R, Zack MM, Greenlund KJ. Barriers to and disparities in access to health care among adults aged ≥18 years with epilepsy. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2022;71:697-702. Doi:

Sapkota S, Caruso E, Kobau R, et al. Seizure- or epilepsy-related emergency department visits before and during the COVID-19 pandemic—United States, 2019-2021. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 71:703-708.  doi:

Streltzov NA, Schmidt SS, Schommer LM, et al. Effectiveness of a self-management program to improve cognition and quality of life in epilepsy: a pragmatic, randomized, multicenter trial. Neurology. 2022; 98(21):e2174-e2184. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000200346


Bensken WP, Fernandez-Baca Vaca G, Jobst BC, et al. Burden of chronic and acute conditions and symptoms in people with epilepsy. Neurology. 2021;97(24):e2368-e2380.

Bensken W, Suparna N, Angeline A, Jobst B, Sajatovic M, Koroukian S. Markers of quality care for newly diagnosed people with epilepsy on Medicaid. Med Care. 2021;59(7):588-596. doi:10.1097/MLR.0000000000001541

Blixen C, Ghearing G, Wade O, Colon-Zimmerman K, Tyrrell M, Sajatovic M. Engaging stakeholders in the refinement of an evidence-based remotely delivered epilepsy self-management program for rural populations. Epilepsy Behav. 2021;118:107942. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2021.107942

Horner-Johnson W, Lindner S, Levy A, et al. Time trends in emergency department use among adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Disabil and Health J. 2021;6:101225.

Kobau R, Zack MM, Sapkota S, Sajatovic M, Kiriakopoulos E. When and why US primary care providers do and do not refer their patients with new-onset seizures or existing epilepsy or seizure disorders to neurologists-2018 DocStyles. Epilepsy Behav. 2021;125:108385.

Lauer E, Lindgren S, Momany E, et al. Health service utilization patterns among Medicaid-insured adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities: implications for access needs in outpatient community-based medical services. J Ambul Care Manage. 2021;44(2):138-147. doi: 10.1097/JAC.0000000000000373

Lindgren S, Lauer E, Momany E, et al. Disability, hospital care, and cost: utilization of emergency and inpatient care by children with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). J Pediatr. 2021;229:259-266. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2020.08.084

Mazanec MT, Lu E, Sajatovic M, Jobst BC. A systematic literature review of recommendations for referral to specialty care for patients with epilepsy.  Epilepsy Behav 2021;116: 107748, doi:

Moncrief GG, Aita SL, Tyson BT, et al. Self-rated executive dysfunction in adults with epilepsy and effects of a cognitive-behavioral intervention (HOBSCOTCH). Epilepsy Behav. 2021;121(Pt A):108042. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2021.108042

Sajatovic, M., Wilson, B., Shegog, R., et al. The Managing Epilepsy Well (MEW) Network Database: lessons learned in refining and implementing an integrated data tool in service of a national U.S. research collaborative.  Epilepsy Behav. 2021;115:107650. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2020.107650

Tian N, Wheaton AG, Zack M, Croft JB, Greenlund KJ. Sleep duration and quality among U.S. adults with epilepsy: National Health Interview Survey 2013, 2015, and 2017. Epilepsy Behav. 2021;122:108194. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2021.108194


Bensken WP, Navale SM, Andrew AS, Jobst BC, Sajatovic M, Koroukian SM. Delays and disparities in diagnosis for adults with epilepsy: Findings from U.S. Medicaid data. Epilepsy Res. 2020;166:106406. doi: 10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2020.106406

Briggs FBS, Wilson BK, Pyatka N, Colon-Zimmermann K, Sajatovic MM. Effects of a remotely delivered group-format epilepsy self-management program on adverse health outcomes in vulnerable people with epilepsy: A causal mediation analysis. Epilepsy Res. doi: 10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2020.106303

Burns KM, Cottengim C, Dykstra H, et al. Epidemiology of sudden death in a population-based study of infants and children. Sudden Death in the Young Case Registry. J Pediatr. 2020;2:100023. doi: 10.1016/j.ympdx.2020.100023

Escoffery, C., Johnson, L., McGee, R., et al., Epilepsy self-management behaviors among African Americans with epilepsy.  Epilepsy Behav. 2020;109 (107098). doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2020.107098

Johnson EK, Fraser RT, Lashley S, et al.  Program of Active Consumer Engagement in Self-Management in Epilepsy: Replication and extension of a self-management randomized controlled trial. Epilepsia. 2020;61(6):1129-1141. doi: 10.1111/epi.16530

Ross S, Charles B, Jenny C, et al. MINDSET: Clinic-based decision support demonstrates longitudinal efficacy for increased self-management adherence among Spanish speaking patients. Epilepsy Behav. 2020;107552.

Sapkota S, Kobau R, Croft JB, King BA, Thomas C, Zack MM. Prevalence and trends in cigarette smoking among adults with epilepsy — United States, 2010–2017. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2020;69:1792–1796.

Shegog R, Begley C, Chong J, et al. MINDSET: Clinic-based decision support demonstrates longitudinal efficacy for increased epilepsy self-management adherence among Spanish speaking patients. Epilepsy Behav. 2020;113:107552. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2020.107552

Sudhakar S, Aebi M, Burant C, et al. Health literacy and education level correlates of participation and outcome in a remotely delivered epilepsy self-management program. Epilepsy Behav. 2020;107:107026. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2020.107026

Thompson NJ, McGee RE, Garcia-Williams A, et al. The impact of a depression self-management intervention on seizure activity. Epilepsy Behav. 2020;103(Pt A):106504. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2019.106504

Tian N, Matthew Zack M, Wheaton AG, Greenlund  KJ, Croft JB. Epilepsy and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among U.S. adults: National Health Interview Survey 2013, 2015, and 2017. Epilepsy Behav. 2020;110:107175. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2020.107175

Tian N, Croft JB, Kobau R, Zack MM, Greenlund KJ. CDC-supported epilepsy surveillance and epidemiologic studies: A review of progress since 1994. Epilepsy Behav. 2020;109:107123. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2020.107123

Quon RJ, Mazanec MT, Schmidt SS, et al.  Antiepileptic drug effects on subjective and objective cognition. Epilepsy Behav. 2020;104(Pt A):106906. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2020.106906


Khalid Z, Momotaz H, Briggs F, et al. Depressive symptoms in older versus younger people with epilepsy: findings from an integrated epilepsy self-management clinical research dataset. J Multidiscip Healthc. 2019;12:981-988. doi: 10.2147/JMDH.S227184

Kobau R, Manderscheid R, Owens S, LaFrance WC Jr, Sajatovic M. Bridging the divide between epilepsy and mental health to drive solutions. Epilepsy Behav. 2019; 101(Pt A):106576. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2019.106576

Kobau R, Sapkota S, Zack MM. Serious psychological distress among adults with active epilepsy in all racial/ethnic groups and among adults with inactive epilepsy in non-Hispanic whites is significantly higher than among adults without epilepsy-U.S. National Health Interview Survey, 2010, 2013, 2015, and 2017. Epilepsy Behav. 2019; 95:192-194. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2019.01.043

Kobau R, Sapkota S, Koh HK, Zack MM. National declines in the percentages of uninsured among adults aged 18-64 years with active epilepsy, 2010 and 2013 to 2015 and 2017-U.S. National Health Interview Survey. Epilepsy Behav. 2019; 97:316-318. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2019.05.022

McGee RE, Sajatovic M, Quarells RC, et al. Depression and quality of life among African Americans with epilepsy: findings from the Managing Epilepsy Well (MEW) Network integrated database. Epilepsy Behav. 2019;94:301-306. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2019.02.026

Sajatovic M, Johnson EK, Fraser RT, et al. Self-management for adults with epilepsy: aggregate Managing Epilepsy Well Network findings on depressive symptoms. Epilepsia. 2019;60(9):1921-1931. doi: 10.1111/epi.16322

Tian N, Zack MM, Hesdorffer DC. Timing of suicide in people with epilepsy: A population-based study from 18 states of the United States, 2003-2014.Epilepsy Behav. 2019; 99:106421. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2019.07.022

Quon R, Andrew A, Schmidt S, et al. Self-management practices associated with quality of life for adults with epilepsy. J Neurol. 2019;266(11):2821-2828. doi: 10.1007/s00415-019-09503-w


Begley C, Chong J, Shegog R, et al. MINDSET: Clinical feasibility of utilizing the revised epilepsy self-management tool for Spanish speaking patients. Epilepsy Behav. 2018;88:218-226. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2018.09.021

Begley C, Shegog R, Liu H, et al. Correlates of epilepsy self-management in MEW Network participants: From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Managing Epilepsy Well Network. Epilepsy Behav. 2018;85:243-347. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2018.04.011

Chen E, Sajatovic M, Liu H, et al. Demographic and clinical correlates of seizure frequency: findings from the Managing Epilepsy Well Network Database. J Clin Neurol. 2018;14(2):206-211. doi: 10.3988/jcn.2018.14.2.206

Escoffery C, McGee R, Bidwell J, et al. A review of mobile apps for epilepsy self-management. Epilepsy Behav. 2018; 81: 62-69. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2017.12.010

Friedman D, Spruill TM, Liu H. Depressive symptoms and suicidality among individuals with epilepsy enrolled in self-management studies: Results from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Managing Epilepsy Well (MEW) Network. Epilepsy Behav. [published online August 13, 2018] doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2018.06.024

Grinspan ZM, Tian N, Yozawitz EG, et al. Common terms for rare epilepsies: Synonyms, associated terms, and links to structured vocabularies. Epilepsia Open. 2018 ;3(1):91-97. doi: 10.1002/epi4.12095

Ip Q, Malone DC, Chong J, Harris RB, Labiner DM. An update on the prevalence and incidence of epilepsy among older adults. Epilepsy Research. 2018;139:107-112. doi: 10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2017.11.022

Jamal-Omidi S, Collins C, Fulchiero E, et al. Assessing depression severity with a self-rated vs. rater-administered instrument in patients with epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav. 2018;85:52-57. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2018.05.018

Kumar N, Colon-Zimmermann K, Fuentes-Casiano E, et al. Clinical correlates of negative health events in a research sample with epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav. 2018;79:225-229. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2017.11.037

Middleton O, Atherton D, Bundock E, et al. National Association of Medical Examiners Position Paper: recommendations for the investigation and certification of deaths in people with epilepsy. Academic Forensic Pathology. 2018; 8(1): 119-135. doi: 10.23907/2018.009

Pessoa A, van der Linden V, Yeargin-Allsopp M, et al.  Motor abnormalities and epilepsy in infants and children with evidence of congenital Zika virus infection. Pediatrics. 2018;141(s2):1-13. doi: 10.1542/peds.2017-2038F

Sajatovic M, Colon-Zimmermann K, Kahriman M, et al. A 6‐month prospective randomized controlled trial of remotely delivered group format epilepsy self‐management versus waitlist control for high‐risk people with epilepsy. Epilepsia. 2018; 00: 1-12. doi: 10.1111/epi.14527

Sajatovic M, Needham K, Colón-Zimmermann K, et al. The Community-targeted Self-management of Epilepsy and Mental Illness (C-TIME) initiative: A research, community, and healthcare administration partnership to reduce epilepsy burden. Epilepsy Behav. 2018;89:175-180. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2018.10.004

Sapkota S, Kobau R, Pastula DM, Zack MM. Close to 1 million US adults aged 55 years or older have active epilepsy- National Health Interview Survey, 2010, 2013, and 2015. Epilepsy Behav. [published online August 2, 2018] doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2018.06.030

Sapkota S, Kobau R, Pastula DM, Zack MM. People with epilepsy are diagnosed most often with unspecified epilepsy, followed by focal epilepsy, generalized convulsive epilepsy, and generalized nonconvulsive epilepsy—US MarketScan data, 2010–2015.  Epilepsy Behav. 2018;79:244-246. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2017.11.004

Tian N, Boring M, Kobau R, Zack M, Croft J. Active epilepsy and seizure control in adults — United States, 2013 and 2015. MMWR. 2018;67(15):437-442. doi: 10.15585/mmwr.mm6715a1

Wilson DA, Wannamaker BB, Malek AM, Selassie AW. Myocardial infarction after epilepsy onset: A population-based retrospective cohort study. Epilepsy Behav. 2018;88:181-188. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2018.09.009

Zack M, Luncheon C. Adults with an epilepsy history, notably those 45–64 years old or at the lowest income levels, more often report heart disease than adults without an epilepsy history. Epilepsy Behav. 2018;86:208-210. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2018.05.021

Zack M, Luncheon C. Adults with an epilepsy history, especially those 45 years or older, those with lower family incomes, and those with a history of hypertension, report a history of stroke five times as often as adults without such a history-2010, 2013, and 2015 U.S. National Health Interview Survey. Epilepsy Behav. 2018;83:236-238. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2018.02.028


Baldin E, Hauser WA, Pack A, Hesdorffer DC.  Stress is associated with an increased risk of recurrent seizures in adults. Epilepsia. 2017;58(6):1037-1046. doi: 10.1111/epi.13741

Burns KM, Bienemann L, Camperlengo L, et al. The Sudden Death in the Young Case Registry: collaborating to understand and reduce mortality. Pediatrics. 2017;139(3):e20162757.

Greenlund SF, Croft JB, Kobau R. Epilepsy by the Numbers: Epilepsy deaths by age, race/ethnicity, and gender in the United States significantly increased from 2005 to 2014. Epilepsy Behav. 2017;69:28-30.

Helmers SL, Kobau R, Sajatovic M, et al. Self-management in epilepsy: Why and how you should incorporate self-management in your practice. Epilepsy Behav. 2016. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2016.11.015

Kobau R, Cui W, Zack M. Adults with an epilepsy history fare significantly worse on positive mental and physical health than adults with other common chronic conditions—Estimates from the 2010 National Health Interview Survey and Patient Reported Outcome Measurement System (PROMIS) Global Health Scale. Epilepsy Behavior. 2017;72:182-184. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2017.04.047

Kumar N, Colon-Zimmermann K, Fuentes-Casiano E, et al. Clinical correlates of negative health events in a research sample with epilepsy. Epilepsy Behavior. 2018;79:225-229. doi:

Pastula DM, Yeargin-Allsopp M, Kobau R. Enhanced epilepsy surveillance and awareness in the age of Zika. JAMA Neurol. 2017;74(6):631-632. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2017.0215

Perzynski AT, Ramsey RK, Colon-Zimmermann K, et al. Barriers and facilitators to epilepsy self-management for patients with physical and psychological comorbidity. Chronic Illn. 2017;13(3):188-203. doi: 10.1542/peds.2017-2038F

Sajatovic M, Herrmann LK, Van Doren JR, et al. A randomized prospective pilot trial of Web-delivered epilepsy stigma reduction communications in young adults. Epilepsia. 2017;58(11):1946-1954. doi: 10.1111/epi.13911

Sajatovic M, Tatsuoka C, Welter E, et al. Correlates of quality of life among individuals with epilepsy enrolled in self-management research. Epilepsy Behav. 2017;69:177–180. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2016.12.005

Sajatovic M, Jobst BC, Shegog R, et al. The Managing Epilepsy Well Network: Advancing epilepsy self-management. Am J Prev Med. 2017;52(3S3):S241–S245.

Shegog R, Begley CE. Clinic-based mobile health decision support to enhance adult epilepsy self-management: An intervention mapping approach. Front Public Health. 2017;5:256. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2017.00256

Zack MM, Kobau R. National and state estimates of the numbers of adults and children with active epilepsy — United States, 2015. MMWR. 2017;66:821–825. doi: 10.15585/mmwr.mm6631a1. html


Caller TA, Ferguson RJ, Roth RM, Secore KL, Alexandre FP, Zhao W, et al. A cognitive behavioral intervention (HOBSCOTCH) improves quality of life and attention in epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav. 2016;57(Pt A):111-7. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2016.01.024

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Epilepsy Program. Among adults with epilepsy reporting recent seizures, one of four on antiseizure medication and three of four not on medication had not seen a neurologist/epilepsy specialist within the last year, the 2010 and 2013 US National Health Interview Surveys. Epilepsy Behav. 2016;61:78-79. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2016.04.031

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Epilepsy Program. More than 40% of those not taking antiseizure medication with recent seizures reported that epilepsy or its treatment interfered with their recent activities, 2010 and 2013 US National Health Interview Surveys. Epilepsy Behav. 2016;62:129–131. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2016.06.013

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Epilepsy Program. About one-half of adults with active epilepsy and seizures have annual family incomes under $25,000: The 2010 and 2013 US National Health Interview Survey. Epilepsy Behav. 2016;58(5):33–34. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2016.02.024

Centers For Disease Control And Prevention Epilepsy Program. Internet use and looking up information online in adults with epilepsy varies by epilepsy status – 2013 National Health Interview Survey. Epilepsy Behav. 2016;54:47-9. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2015.10.019

Escoffery C, McGee RE, Bamps Y, Helmers SL. Differences in epilepsy self-management behaviors among young and older adults. Austin J Neurol Disord Epilepsy. 2016;3(1): 1015.

Garcia HH, Gonzalez AE, Tsang VCW, et al. Elimination of Taenia solium transmission in Northern Peru. N Engl J Med. 2016;374:2335-2344. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1515520

Hermann LK, Welter E, Berg AT, Perzynski AT, VanDoren JR, Sajatovic M. Epilepsy misconceptions and stigma reduction: Current status in Western countries. Epilepsy Behav. 2016;60(7):165–173. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2016.04.003

Miller GF, Coffield E, Leroy Z, Wallin R. Prevalence and costs of five chronic conditions in children. J Sch Nurs. 2016;32(5):357-364. doi: 10.1177/1059840516641190

Pugh MJ, Van Cott AC, Amuan M, et al. Epilepsy among Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans — United States, 2002–2015. MMWR. 2016;65:1224–1227. doi: 10.15585/mmwr.mm6544a5

Sahoo SS, Ramesh P, Welter E, et al. Insight: An ontology-based integrated database and analysis platform for epilepsy self-management research. Int J Med Inform. 2016;94:21-30. doi:10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2016.06.009

Sajatovic M, Tatsuoka C, Welter E, et al. Targeted self-management of epilepsy and mental illness for individuals with epilepsy and psychiatric comorbidity. Epilepsy Behav. 2016;64(Pt A):152-9. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2016.08.012

Tian N, Cui W, Zack MM, Kobau R, Fowler KA, Hesdorffer DC. Suicide among people with epilepsy: A population-based analysis of data from the U.S. National Violent Death Reporting System, 17 states, 2003-2011. Epilepsy Behav. 2016;61:210-217. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2016.05.028

Wilson DA, Malek AM, Wagner JL, Wannamaker BB, Selassie AW. Mortality in in people with epilepsy: A statewide retrospective cohort study. Epilepsy Res. 2016;122:7-14. doi: 10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2016.01.008


Begley C, Shegog R, Harding A, Goldsmith C, Hope O, Newmark M. Longitudinal feasibility of MINDSET: A clinic decision aid for epilepsy self-management. Epilepsy Behav. 2015;44C:143-150. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2014.12.031

Buelow J, Gattone P, Giles W, Kobau R. Epilepsy Foundation public awareness campaigns, 2001 – 2013. Epilepsy Behav. 2015, ePub available before print. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2014.12.045

Caller TA, Secore KL, Ferguson RJ, Roth RM, Alexandre FP, Henegan PL, Harrington JJ, Jobst BC. Design and feasibility of a memory intervention with focus on self-management for cognitive impairment in epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav. 2015;44:192–194. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2014.12.036

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Epilepsy Program. Nearly one in five adults with active epilepsy lives alone based on findings from the 2010 and 2013 US national health interview surveys. Epilepsy Behav. 2015;51:259–260. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2015.07.034

Cui W, Kobau R, Zack MM, Buelow JM, Austin JK. Recent changes in attitudes of US adults toward people with epilepsy — Results from the 2005 SummerStyles and 2013FallStyles surveys. Epilepsy Behav. 2015;52:108-18. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2015.08.040

Cui W, Kobau R, Zack MM, Helmers S. Marshalyn Yeargin-Allsopp M. Seizures in children and adolescents aged 6–17 years – United States, 2010–2014. MMWR. 2015;64(43):1209-14. html. Accessed January 14, 2016.

Cui W, Zack MM, Kobau R, Helmers SL. Health behaviors among people with epilepsy—Results from the 2010 National Health Interview Survey. Epilepsy Behav. 2015;44:121–126. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2015.01.011

Escoffery C, Bamps YA, LaFrance W, et al. Development of the Adult Epilepsy Self-Management Measurement Instrument (AESMMI). Epilepsy Behav. 2015;50:172-183. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2015.07.025

Escoffery C, Bamps YA, LaFrance W, et al. Factor analyses of an Adult Epilepsy Self-Management Measurement Instrument (AESMMI). Epilepsy Behav. 2015. ePub available before print. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2015.07.026

Fraser RT, Johnson EK, Lashley S, et al. PACES in epilepsy: Results of a self-management randomized controlled trial. Epilepsia. 2015. doi:10.1111/epi.13052

Hawley SR, Ablah E, Hesdorffer D, et al. Prevalence of pediatric epilepsy in low-income rural Midwestern counties. Epilepsy Behav. 2015;53:190-6. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2015.09.014

Kobau R, DiIorio C, Thompson N, St. Louis E, Bamps Y. Epilepsy, comorbidities, and consequences: implications for understanding and combating stigma. St Louis, E, Ficker D, O’Brien, T eds. Epilepsy and the Interictal State: Co-morbidities and Quality of Life. Wiley- Blackwell. 2015. 15-28. Print.

LaFrance W, Ranieri R, Bamps Y, et al. Comparison of common data elements from the Managing Epilepsy Well (MEW) Network integrated database and a well-characterized sample with nonepileptic seizures. Epilepsy Behav. 2015;45:136-41. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2015.02.021

Manacheril R, Faheem U, Labiner D, et al. Psychosocial Impact of Epilepsy in Older Adults. Healthcare. 2015;3(4):1271-83. doi: 10.3390/healthcare3041271

Pastor PN, Reuben CA, Kobau R, Helmers SL, Lukacs S. Functional difficulties and school limitations of children with epilepsy: findings from the 2009–2010 National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs. Disabil Health J. 2015. doi: 10.1016/j.dhjo.2014.09.002

Price P, Kobau R, Austin J, Buelow J, Lowenberg K. Improving understanding, promoting social inclusion and fostering empowerment related to epilepsy: Epilepsy Foundation public awareness campaigns – 2001 through 2013. Epilepsy Behav. 2015;44;239-44. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2014.12.044

Sahoo S, Zhang GQ, Bamps Y, et al. Managing Information Well: towards an ontology-driven informatics platform for data sharing and secondary use in epilepsy self-management research centers. Health Informatics Journal. 2015;22(3):548-61. doi: 10.1177/1460458215572924

Selassie AW, Wilson DA, Wagner JL, et al. Population-based comparative analysis of risk of death in children and adolescents with epilepsy and migraine. Epilepsia. 2015;56(12):1957-65. doi: 10.1111/epi.13219

Tang DH, Malone DC, Warholak TL, et al. Prevalence and incidence of epilepsy in an elderly and low-income population in the United States. J Clin Neurol. 2015;11(3):252-61. doi: 10.3988/jcn.2015.11.3.252

Thompson, NJ, Patel A, Selwa LM, et al. The efficacy of project UPLIFT for prevention: distance delivery of mindfulness-based depression prevention. J Consult Clin Psych. 2015;83(2):304-13.

Thurman DJ, Kobau R, Luo Y, Helmers S, Zack MM. Health-care access among adults with epilepsy: The U.S. National Health Interview Survey, 2010 and 2013. Epilepsy Behav. 2016;55:184-8. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2015.10.028

Tian N, Shaw EC, Zack MM, Kobau R, Dykstra H, Covington TM. Cause-specific mortality among children and young adults with epilepsy: Results from the U.S. National Child Death Review Case Reporting System. Epilepsy Behav. 2015;45:31-4. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2015.02.006

Wannamaker BB, Wilson DA, Malek AM, Selassie AW. Stroke after adult-onset epilepsy: a population-based retrospective cohort study. Epilepsy Behav. 2015;43:93-9. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2014.11.028


Brady TJ, Anderson LA, Kobau R. Chronic disease self-management support: public health perspectives. Front Public Health. 2015. 2:234. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2014.00234

Caller TA, Secore K, Ferguson R, Roth R, Alexandre F, Jobst BC. A pilot study of a self-management intervention for cognitive impairment in epilepsy. Clinical Neurophys. 2014;125(11)e50. doi: 10.1016/j.clinph.2014.06.039

Kobau R, Cui W, Kadima N, Zack MM, et al. Tracking psychosocial health in adults with epilepsy—estimates from the 2010 National Health Interview Survey. Epilepsy Behav. 2014;41:66-73. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2014.08.002

Koh HK, Kobau R, Whittemore VH, et al. Toward an integrated public health approach for epilepsy in the 21st century. Prev Chronic Dis. 2014;11:E146. doi: 10.5888/pcd11.14027

Leaffer EB, Hesdorffer D, Begley C. Psychosocial and sociodemographic associates of felt stigma in epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav. 2014;37:104-9. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2014.06.006

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