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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:

12.16 Male, Single, 25-34 yrs, Epilepsy, May 1946

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/11
Scope and Contents "This man is epileptic. He is able to work on the farm. Lives at home."
Dates: Other: May 1946

13.19 Female, Single, 14 yrs and under, Epilepsy, September 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/12
Scope and Contents "This child is epileptic, took fits in the bus and in school - sometimes as many as three in a day. Dull, couldn't read or write, very naughty, exposed herself. In the end the teacher took her off the roll, without the Director's sanction. Mother, dead, was hysterical - the abnormality was thought to be on her side. Cancer. Father a shepherd. Clean home when mother was alive, well cared for, no overcrowded. Since mother's recent death they haved moved. No P.A. Doctor confirms: only half of her...
Dates: September 1946

1.343 Male, 45-54 yrs, Epilepsy, April 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/1
Scope and Contents From the File: Questionnaires for persons in Area 1.
Dates: Other: April 1947

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

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/1

15.18 Female, Single, 15-24 yrs, Epilepsy, January 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/14
Scope and Contents "This girl is epileptic, just lives at home. Decent, clean people."
Dates: Other: January 1946

15.25 Female, 45-54 yrs, Epilepsy, January 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/14
Scope and Contents "This woman is an epileptic, has frequent minor turns, has a very bad temper. She is able to knit and sew. Home conditions good, not overcrowded. Harmonious. No. P.A."
Dates: Other: January 1946

15.34 Male, Married, 35-44 yrs, Epilepsy, January 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/14
Scope and Contents "This man, a roadman, was rejected for the army for epilepsy. Now a farm worker. House clean, not overcrowded."
Wife in study (15.52).
Dates: Other: January 1946

15.35 Female, Single, 35-44 yrs, Low grade mental defective, Epilepsy, December 1945

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/14
Scope and Contents "Diagnosed as a case of infantile hemiplegia with mental defect and epilepsy, the latter leading to temperamental outbursts. On P.A. for many years inc. 1940. Mother is an invalid with heart, very nice woman. Home conditions very good, harmonious."
Dates: Other: December 1945