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General reading list

Many of these books are available to buy from Amazon. To buy from Amazon simply click on the links below. By using these links, you will automatically donate about 5% of the price of the book to Epilepsy Society, at no cost to you.

Epilepsy Explained: a book for people who want to know more about epilepsy.

Ulrich Altrup, Christian E. Elger, Markus Reuber Medicine Explained Publishing, 2009 ISBN: 978-0195379532

Buy Epilepsy Explained from Amazon and about 5% of the price will go to Epilepsy Society.

Coping with epilepsy

F Marshall and P Crawford Sheldon Press, 2013 (3rd ed)  ISBN 978-1847092786

Buy Coping with epilepsy from Amazon and about 5% of the price will go to Epilepsy Society.

Understanding Epilepsy

S Shorvon & M Walker Family Doctor Publications. Updated 2009.  ISBN 19034 74396

Available from Epilepsy Society - call 01494 601 392 for an order form or order through the online shop.

Buy Understanding Epilepsy from Amazon and about 5% of the price will go to Epilepsy Society.

Epilepsy: The Facts

R Appleton & T Marson Oxford University Press 3rd Edition 2009 ISBN 01992 33683

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Epilepsy at your Fingertips

B Chappell & P Crawford Class Publishing 2nd edition 2001 ISBN 1859590624

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Getting on with Epilepsy

S Hollins, J Bernal, A Thacker, L Kopper Gaskell / Royal College of Psychiatrists, 1999 ISBN 1901242390

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Living with Epilepsy

P Fenwick & E Fenwick Bloomsbury 1996 ISBN 0747523401

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Coping with memory problems

Dr Sallie Baxendale Sheldon Press, 2014 ISBN: 978 1 84709 274 8 Available from Epilepsy Society - call 01494 601 392 or order through the online shop.

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Complementary and Alternative Treatments

Epilepsy: Complementary and alternative treatments

Dr Sallie Baxendale Sheldon Press, 2012 ISBN: 978 1 84709 154 3

Available from Epilepsy Society - call 01494 601 392 or order through the online shop.

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The Natural Way: Epilepsy

F Marshall Element 1998 ISBN 1862041946

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Personal experiences

Weathering the Storms - Living with Epilepsy

J Dennison 2004 ISBN 0954677706

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Epilepsy in our Words: personal accounts of living with seizures (Brainstorms series)

(ed) SC Schachter Oxford University Press 2008 ISBN 9780195330885

Buy Epilepsy in our Words: personal accounts of living with seizures from Amazon and about 5% of the price will go to Epilepsy Society

Epilepsy in our View: Stories from friends and families of people living with epilepsy (Brainstorms series)

(ed) SC Schachter Oxford University Press 2008 ISBN 9780195330878

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Epilepsy in our Lives: women living with epilepsy (Brainstorms series)

(eds) SC Schachter, KB Krishnamurthy & DT Combs Cantrell Oxford University Press 2008 ISBN 9780195330861

Buy Epilepsy in our Lives: women living with epilepsy from Amazon and about 5% of the price will go to Epilepsy Society

Epilepsy in our World: stories of living with seizures from around the world (Brainstorms series)

(ed) SC Schachter & LF Andermann Oxford University Press 2008 ISBN 9780195330892

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Me, Myself, My Memories

Gillian Shaw Author Publishing Ltd 2005 ISBN 1 898030 54 5

Available from bookshops   

Epilepsy The Essential Guide

Louise Bolotin Need2Know, 2009 ISBN: 978-1861440631

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There are many books and DVDs about epilepsy available. This page provides a selection of titles. Epilepsy Society is not responsible for the accuracy or currency of the information in the books or DVDs listed.

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