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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:

30.58 Male, Married, 35-44 yrs, Epilepsy, March 1947

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/29
Scope and Contents "Epileptic but able to work - was in munitions not working in a factory, helps with lambing. House clean and comfortable."
Dates: Other: March 1947

30.68 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, Epilepsy, High grade mental defective, November 1946

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/29
Scope and Contents "IQ 70-, dull, has had fits but not recently. The only child to get a free dinner. Very backward but nice."
Dates: Other: November 1946

30.99 Female, Married, 35-44 yrs, Epilepsy, Physical illness or invalidism, November 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/29
Scope and Contents "Epileptic and deformed. Lame. Everyone surprised when she got a husband. Dirty and very overcrowded - room and kitchen for her and husband, one child, her married sister, her husband and four children and the old father - they all sleep "heids and thraws"."
Husband: 30.100
Dates: Other: November 1946

31.32 Male, Married, 45-54 yrs, Epilepsy, August 1945

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/30
Scope and Contents "This man is epileptic, has had fits since birth. Has had two epileptic attacks in 2 1/2 years. Very nice fellow, relief postman, is not on permanent staff because of his fits. Dr - has a savage temper, accuses him of having let his brother die."
Dates: Other: August 1945

31.56 Female, Single, 45-54 yrs, Epilepsy, October 1945

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/30
Scope and Contents "Dr says she is queer and at times certifiable. She is eccentric and erratic, a great worker for the RSSPCA and always going to the police with tales of imagined cruelty. Overactive and unreasonable. Was in the ATC in Belgium. Mother very old, Russian Pole. Dr - mad as a march hare. He thinks she has petit mal; once had a major fit, is on lumial. Had a very hard childhood, was smacked too much."
Dates: Other: October 1945

31.75 Male, Single, 15-24 yrs, Epilepsy, October 1945

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/30
Scope and Contents "This boy works as a garage hand. Clever at school. Quite a big house, very well kept, harmonious."
Dates: Other: October 1945

31.95 Male, Single, 15-24 yrs, Epilepsy, October 1945

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/30
Scope and Contents "Epileptic but no fits for two years. Smart lad. In the Scouts."
Dates: Other: October 1945

31.96 Female, Single, 15-24 yrs, Epilepsy, July 1945

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/30
Scope and Contents "This girl is an epileptic. Had three grand mal attacks. [Male informant] says this girl is not very bad, is working as a secretary."
Dates: Other: July 1945

32.43 Male, Single, 55-64 yrs, Epilepsy, February 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/31
Scope and Contents "This man is an epileptic imbecile. Paralysed on left side, little intellectual detrioratoin. No relatives visit patient."
Dates: Other: February 1946

32.57 Male, Single, 55-64 yrs, Epilepsy, February 1946

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/31
Scope and Contents "A bad epileptic, falls in the street, can't work. Single. Lives with his sister and brother. Two rooms, clean, harmonious. No PA. Was in the last war, discharged because of fits. Everyone believes they are worse at the new moon. He is very annoyed if any one brings him home after a fit."
Dates: Other: February 1946