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Epilepsy

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Notes = A disorder characterized by recurrent episodes of paroxysmal brain dysfunction due to a sudden, disorderly, and excessive neuronal discharge. Epilepsy classification systems are generally based upon: (1) clinical features of the seizure episodes (e.g., motor seizure), (2) etiology (e.g., post-traumatic), (3) anatomic site of seizure origin (e.g., frontal lobe seizure), (4) tendency to spread to other structures in the brain, and (5) temporal patterns (e.g., nocturnal epilepsy).,Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 4351 Collections and/or Records:

3.3 Male, Married, Over 65 yrs, Epilepsy, June 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/3
Scope and Contents "Rate-aided patient. Was a joiner. Informants - wife and daughter. "Has had epileptic fits for the last twenty years; supposed to be due to his bad heart; no warning; alwys gives a cry; has often hurt himself. In recent years he has been very irritable; memory has been getting poor: seems to be living in the past: has been getting aggressive for the last year: has been having a fit or two a month. Dr prescribed Luminal a few years ago. Patient has been taking 1 gr. b.d."."PC confirms,...
Dates: Other: June 1947

9.1 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, Epilepsy, February 1944

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/9
Scope and Contents From the File: Questionnaires for persons in Area 9. Indexed.
Dates: Other: February 1944

1.55 Female, 35-44 yrs, Epilepsy, May 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/1

1.57 Female, 14 yrs and under, Epilepsy, May 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/1

1.63 Female, 15-24 yrs, Epilepsy, May 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/1

19.7 Male, Single, 35-44 yrs, Epilepsy, November 1945

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/18
Scope and Contents 'This man is "definitely and visibly mental", is 40+ but looks 16, small and undersized. He is illegitimate. He lives with a farmer's widow and does a little work on the farm. Dr says this man is epileptic. His father is half-brother of 19.25.'
Dates: Other: November 1945

2.24 Female, Single, 14 yrs and under, High grade mental defective, Epilepsy, June 1945

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/2
Scope and Contents "This girl has an IQ of 73. She is a solemn and heavy child, can read and write a little, is two classes retarded. Dr confirms - she has a TB gland in her neck. District nurse saw her in a fit which from its description was epileptic."
Relatives in survey: father 2.23, siblings 2.26, 2.19, mother 2.22
Dates: Other: June 1945

2.65 Female, Widowed, 45-54 yrs, Epilepsy, September 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/2
Scope and Contents "Epileptic and bad tempered, is a great problem to her sister and daughter. Good living conditions, very inharmonious, frequent quarrels. "A wicked piece of negativism"."
Dates: Other: September 1947

28.1 Male, Single, 25-34 yrs, Epilepsy, September 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/27
Scope and Contents "This man is epileptic. Cannot do steady work but is occasionally an extra hand at the Post Office. Illegitimate. Lives alone with his mother, 50+, ill with rheuamtoid arthritis. Dr confirms, fits controlled with pheno-barb; he has a gastric ulcer. Not fit for much. Labour Exchange - unsteady work record through illness; worked at PO as long as they would keep him, now on a housing scheme, but is much off work, loafs about. PAO - workshy, spoiled boy, ruined by his mother. No PA."Relatives...
Dates: Other: September 1946

28.3 Male, Single, 25-34 yrs, Low grade mental defective, July 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/27
Scope and Contents "Admitted to CR - rate-aieded, diagnosis - feebleminded since birth (?low grade). mental age 7-8 years. Mother had an epileptic brother, father died ten years ago. Brother, epileptic idiot, died at the age of 14. Good home. Father used to be a weaver. Patient had become truculent and aggressive in the last 4 months. Dr confirms - died of cerebral thrombosis."
Relatives in survey: cousin 28.1
Dates: Other: July 1946