Dr Hafiz Muhammad Huzaifa Irfan, Dr Naveed Aslam, Dr Saad Ur Rehman
Objective: The aim of this paper is to interrogate the awareness level about epilepsy and association of the mental health of the parents whose children are suffering from epilepsy. Methodology: This study is a transverse research work which evaluated 35 parents (27 mothers and 8 fathers) of the children who were present with confirmed diagnosis of epilepsy at General Hospital, Lahore. Parents were provided by the questionnaire containing questions about knowledge of epilepsy and GHQ-28. Results: Approximately, 65.70% parents were present with psychological issues. In 91.40% parents, level of awareness about the complication of epilepsy was not correct and adverse. There was a strong association between awareness level of the parents and their mental health. Conclusion: In the results of this research work conclude that parents having children with epilepsy require more awareness and education about this complication to reduce their own psychological issues. So, psychosocial evaluation and greater access to the services of mental health in order to give suitable intervention may be advantageous. KEY WORD: Awareness, Epilepsy, Complication, Psychological, Neurology, Fascinated Bizarrely.