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Epilepsy

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 ...

History of Epilepsy

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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  ...

The History and Stigma ofEpilepsy - Wiley Online Library

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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.

Highights in the History of Epilepsy: The Last 200 Years

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, ...

A DISEASE ONCE SACRED. A HISTORY OF THE MEDICAL ... - Brain

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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).

Epilepsy: the disorder - World Health Organization

www.who.int/mental_health/neurology/Epilepsy_disorder_rev1.pdf

Epilepsy is a common medical and social disorder or group of disorders with ... view, as is well described in the scholarly history of epilepsy from the Greeks to ...

calvin's story: History of Epilepsy

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Although considered the “sacred disease” by the ancient Greeks, in many primitive societies epilepsy was believed to be associated with sin and demonic ...

Medical History | Epilepsy Foundation

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, ...

Our History | Epilepsy Foundation

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

Epilepsy and Seizures Clinical Presentation: History, Physical ...

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The diagnosis of epileptic seizures is made by analyzing the patient's detailed clinical history and by performing ancillary tests for confirmation. Someone who ...

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Epilepsy Education Everywhere | History of Epilepsy

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

A brief history of epilepsy and its therapy in the Western Hemisphere.

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(1)Department of Neurology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis 55455. The history of epilepsy and its treatment in the western world dates ...

epilepsy: Attempts at treating: drugs, surgery, history. Epilepsy ...

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Attempts to treat epileptic seizures and the disease epilepsy date back to prehistoric times. In every historical epoch, the beliefs which people held about the ...