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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:

24.54 Female, Single, 35-44 yrs, Other organic psychoses, July 1947

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/23
Scope and Contents 'Mother alive and well. Father died of heart failure. Mentally peculiar? Occupation: Farm worker. Diagnosis: Dementia "Originally apparently a dementia praecox. She has in the last few years developed Epilepsy". Admitted to CRI. Rate-aided patient.'One day, about two years ago prior to admission, pt. had been to church and developed severe headache when she lay in bed screaming. She was very violent, said she was going to die. Since then she has been subject to outbursts of temper and has...
Dates: Other: July 1947

25.47 Male, Married, 25-34 yrs, Epilepsy, Physical illness or invalidism, December 1945

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/24
Scope and Contents 'This man is said to be epileptic, certainly asthmatic. Used to be at tractor driver. Mother is tubercular.'
Relatives in survey: Siblings
Dates: Other: December 1945

26.20, Male, Married, 35-44 yrs, Epilepsy, February 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/25
Scope and Contents "Dr says this man has fits. Does not know how many children he has. House dirty and overcrowded".
Relatives in survey: Son 26.19
Dates: Other: February 1947

29.46 Male, Married, 35-44 yrs, Epilepsy, April 1944

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/28
Scope and Contents From the File: Questionnaires for persons in Area 29. Indexed.
Dates: Other: April 1944

29.79 Female, Single, 25-34 yrs, Epilepsy, October 1944

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/28
Scope and Contents From the File: Questionnaires for persons in Area 29. Indexed.
Dates: Other: October 1944

30.13 Male, Married, 35-44 yrs, Epilepsy, November 1946

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/29
Scope and Contents "Has taken fits for the last few years - began when he fell off a tractor several times. Parents alive, elderly, father a clogger. Very clean house."
Dates: Other: November 1946