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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:

32.73 Female, Single, 15-24 yrs, Epilepsy, February 1946

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/31
Scope and Contents "This girl was admitted to CR as a voluntary patient. Diagnosis: Epilepsy. Said to have had meningitis in infancy."
Dates: Other: February 1946

32.90 Male, Single, 55-64 yrs, Epilepsy, March 1946

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/31
Scope and Contents "Memory is very defective. After a fit he is very restless and cannot sleep, takes no interest in anything. Is very violent after fits. Has been epileptic for years."
Dates: Other: March 1946

33.17 Female, Single, 25-34 yrs, High grade mental defective, July 1947

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/32
Scope and Contents "This girl is defective. She is now in epileptic colony. She may have had an illegitimate child - no proper record of this."
Dates: Other: July 1947

35.12 Male, Married, 45-54 yrs, Epilepsy, June 1947

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/34
Scope and Contents "Petit mal - has "turns" every other week. Works as a ditcher and drainer. Dr thinks he is OK mentally. Nurse thinks they are a quiet, respectable family."
Relatives in survey: son 35.11
Dates: Other: June 1947

35.47 Female, Single, 15-24 yrs, Epilepsy, June 1947

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/34
Scope and Contents "This girl has petit mal. One brother recently discharged from the services on health grounds, meningitis?"
Dates: Other: June 1947

35.49 Female, Single, 15-24 yrs, Epilepsy, June 1947

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/34
Scope and Contents "Epilepsy, difficult in the house. Works as a domestic servant."
Relatives in survey: Mother 35.2
Dates: Other: June 1947

37.14 Male, 35-44 yrs, Epilepsy, June 1946

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/36
Scope and Contents From the File: Questionnaires for persons in Area 37. Indexed.
Dates: Other: June 1946

37.76 Male, 14 yrs and under, Epilepsy, June 1946

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/36
Scope and Contents From the File: Questionnaires for persons in Area 37. Indexed.
Dates: Other: June 1946

39.23 Male, Single, 15-24 yrs, Dull and backward, Epilepsy, July 1947

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/39
Scope and Contents "Dull and backward boy, had an epileptic fit at school when headmaster present. Now working on a farm. Father a dairyman. Very good worker. Mother had goitre. 40+. Bad home conditions, condemned house. [Male informant] says they are not bright. Father was recently sacked because of his son took out a reaper and ran it into the hedge. Sister [39.24] had glandular TB."
Relatives in survey: Siblings 39.24, 39.25, 39.26
Dates: Other: July 1947

40.31 Female, Married, 55-64 yrs, Epilepsy, July 1947

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/38
Scope and Contents "Epileptic fits, said to be a quarrelsome person, used to keep a Post Office. Home conditions: quite passable - P.C. [Male informant] - she has fits fairly often. Nurse confirms - has a lot of fits. Was a teacher before marriage."
Dates: Other: July 1947