Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory™ Epilepsy Module (PedsQL™ Epilepsy Module)

Varni JW


Last update: August 2018

Basic description

Conditions of use

The PedsQL™ Epilepsy Module is a specific module of the PedsQL™

Existing versions: Acute version and Standard version, for Toddlers (2-4 years of age), Young Child (5-7 years of age), Child (8-12 years of age), Adolescent (13-18 years of age), Young-Adult (18-25 years of age)


Varni JW

Copyright © 1998 JW Varni, Ph.D. All rights reserved
To measure the impact of epilepsy on quality of life
Therapeutic area
  • Nervous System Diseases
Therapeutic indication


Type of Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA)
  • obsro ObsRO
  • pro PRO
Original language(s)
  • English for the USA
Bibliographic reference(s) of the original questionnaire

Modi, A.C., Junger, K.F., Mara, C., Kellermann, T., Barrett, L., Wagner, J., Mucci, G. A., Bailey, L., Almane, D., Guilfoyle, S.M., Urso, L., Hater, B., Hustzi, H., Smith, G., Herrmann, B., Perry, M.S., Zupanc, M., & Varni, J.W. (2017) Validation of the PedsQL™ Epilepsy Module: A pediatric epilepsy-specific health-related quality of life measure. Epilepsia, 58, 1920–1930.

Junger, K.F., Mann, K.A., Guilfoyle, S.M., Morita, D.A., Varni, J.W., & Modi, A.C. (2016). Development of the PedsQL™ Epilepsy Module: Focus group and cognitive interviews.   Epilepsy & Behavior, 62, 115-120. (PubMed abstract)