Epilepsy is a common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures or a paroxysmal brain dysfunction due to excessive neuronal discharge. Psychiatric and cognitive disturbances are relatively common in epilepsy, especially in refractory epilepsy. Methods: The aim of the study is to assess & reduce the anxiety level after administering structured teaching regarding relaxation therapy, among epilepsy patients at senthil neuro speciality hospital, erode. A sample of 30 epilepsy patients were selected based on convenient sampling technique. The objectives of the study were to assess the anxiety level before and after the administration of STP and knowledge on relaxation therapy. The data were collected by using Modified Liker’t scale& semi structured Knowledge questionnaires.
Keywords : Anxiety, Relaxation Therapy, Epilepsy Patients.