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Berrío Acosta, G. M. (2002). Diseño construcción y validación de un inventario para evaluar calidad de vida en adultos con epilepsia. Acta Colombiana De Psicología, (7), 7–19. Retrieved from https://actacolombianapsicologia.ucatolica.edu.co/article/view/1255
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Abstract

This study shows the design and validity of a Life Quality Inventory for Epilepsy adults (INCAVI-72); and a design oh a Demographic and Clinical Data Questionnaire (CDQ). This study had five phases: (a) The Quality Life Instrument Translation; (b) Juries assessment of INCAVI-100; (c) Pilot study; (d)application; (e) results, discussion and construction of instruction application manual. The characteristics of a participants were: an average age of 31.5 years old; 56% women and 44% men; 59% low class; 36% fifth graders, 65% married; 32% employees; 53% had general crisis (absences and; 45% had focal crisis (high frequency of complex crisis). The illness average was 15 years. The medications use more often were Carbamazepine and Dilantin (Diphenylhydantoin). The instrument had a general alpha of 0.935. The concept of Quality Life, here, means a dynamic physical, social and emotional well-being that makes people carry out daily activities full of satisfaction; and it also makes possible the total development of each individual. 

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