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Encephalitis in Adults

Encephalitis in Adults- A Guide

By The Encephalitis Society


This book provides a comprehensive guide to the illness.

It is aimed at adults affected by encephalitis. It covers the illness, the possible consequences of the illness, the specialisms and services that can help, accessing benefits, returning to work and acknowledges the needs of the whole family.

An Pdf version of the book can be downloaded here

Paper copies can be obtained free of charge from The Encephalitis Society


The after effects and social consequences of encephalitis

In 2008, the University of York and The Encephalitis Society completed a research study into the after effects and social consequences of encephalitis which comprised a postal survey with The Encephalitis Society members and interviews with individuals who had had encephalitis, their family members, and health and social care professionals. A summary of this research which presents the findings from the study can be downloaded here.


The Encephalitis Society is the operating name of the Encephalitis Support Group which is a registered Charity and Company Limited by Guarantee.

Registered in England and Wales No. 4189027. Registered Office as above. Registered Charity No. 1087843.