Table 14: Appropriate beliefs and attitudes of teachers.

SubscalesItemsContent

Neurological6I believe that a serious illness (measles, malaria, high fever, dengue, meningitis, and other) that affects the brain can make a child like John have epilepsy
15I believe that a doctor is the best person to assist a child like John
19I believe that a child like John inherits epilepsy from a parent (mother or father)
23I believe that birth injury can result in epilepsy in a child like John
37I believe that a genetic defect can cause epilepsy in a child as John

Metaphysical41I believe that people's faith in a higher power helps to deal with epilepsy

Environmental/psychophysical17I believe that a child like John can swim when accompanied by their parents
20I believe that parents of a child as John have difficulty accepting that their child has epilepsy
22I believe that a child like John must participate in all physical activities at school
28I believe that a child like John may have more seizures when he does not sleep well
36I believe that the parents of a child as John continually fear the possibility of their child having a seizure at any time
42I believe that seizures can make a child as John seems confused