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Psychiatric illness contributes to high death rates among people with epilepsy

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f4783 (Published 31 July 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f4783

People with epilepsy are much more likely to die prematurely than members of the general population of the same age and sex. Seizures and the underlying diseases that cause seizures are often blamed, but new research from Sweden also …

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