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Narcolepsy and education

Although narcolepsy can have a major indirect impact on concentration, attention span and short term memory, it does not affect cognition or intelligence directly. However, without measures being taken to mitigate its effects, a diagnosis of narcolepsy may have a significant impact on a student's ability to learn.

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Pandemrix narcolepsy

In 2010 there was a startling increase in narcolepsy across the UK and northern Europe. With new cases developing on a weekly basis, some doctors described it as an epidemic.

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Accident prevention and safety

Having narcolepsy may expose you to hazards that do not apply to other people. With that in mind, protect yourself by taking simple precautions.

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Narcolepsy and holidays

If you suffer from narcolepsy, going on holiday may present difficulties that simply do not occur for other people.

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The Paediatric Narcolepsy Project

This research programme is investigating school performance and well-being in children with narcolepsy aged 8-16 years old. The project has been set up by The University of Leeds and has received ethical approval from the School of Psychology's Research Ethics Committee (ref: 15-0198, date: 03.08.15). The research is taking place in the United Kingdom and in the Republic of Ireland.

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