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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epilepsy

The oldest medical records show that epilepsy has been affecting ... Throughout ancient history, the disease was thought to be a spiritual ...

epilepsyed.org/history-of-epilepsy

History of Epilepsy. Historically, people with epilepsy were considered to be demonically possessed, to be witches or even insane. People were turned away  ...

www.epilepsy.ca/history-of-epilepsy.html

History of Epilepsy. The oldest detailed account of epilepsy is on a Babylonian tablet in the British Museum. This is a chapter from a Babylonian textbook of ...

www.hindawi.com/journals/ert/2014/582039

Aug 4, 2014 ... The history of epilepsy is intermingled with the history of human existence; the first reports on epilepsy can be traced back to the Assyrian texts, ...

www.epilepsy.com/get-help/legal-issues/our-history

Jeanne A. Carpenter Esq. 1953 - 2003 Since its founding, the Epilepsy Foundation has advocated for the rights of people with epilepsy and strongly supported ...

nawrot.psych.ndsu.nodak.edu/courses/465Projects05/epilepsy/History.htm

History of Epilepsy. The disease of Epilepsy has existed for thousands of years but only in the past hundred years or so has it begun to be understood. The only  ...

www.epilepsy.com/learn/diagnosis/medical-history

Telling what happened The medical history is the foundation of the diagnosis of epilepsy. The doctor needs ALL the information about what happened before, ...

brain.oxfordjournals.org/content/125/2/441

Feb 1, 2002 ... Epileptic convulsions can be understood, as 'the result of experiments made by disease on the brain of man'. (John Hughlings Jackson, 1875).

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1396542

The history of epilepsy and its treatment in the western world dates back at least ... empirical, usually reflecting the prevailing views of epilepsy, be they medical, ...

onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1046/j.1528-1157.44.s.6.2.x/pdf

Introduction. The History and Stigma of Epilepsy. The word epilepsy derives from the Greek verb epi- lambanein, meaning to be seized, to be overwhelmed by.