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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:

16.124 Male, Single, 35-44 yrs, Epilepsy, January 1947

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/15
Scope and Contents "Epileptic. Single, lives with his parents and works on a smallholding. No public assistance. sister, dead, who had an imbecile child which died. Mother, dead, was peculiar - had all her sons to different men."
Relatives in survey: siblings 16.126, 16.129
Dates: Other: January 1947

16.127 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, Low grade mental defective, Epilepsy, January 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/15
Scope and Contents "Attended OPC. Case of low grade deficiency with hydrocephalus and epilepsy."
Relatives in survey: Parents 16.125, 16.126
Dates: Other: January 1947

16.137 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, Epilepsy, January 1947

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/15
Scope and Contents "Nurse says this child is deficient. He is adopted. Epileptic, peculiar and dull. Can't do sums but can read. Dr confirms fits."
Relatives in survey: 16.130, 16.138
Dates: Other: January 1947

16.158 Female, Married, 15-24 yrs, Epilepsy, February 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/15
Scope and Contents "This woman used to take major epileptic fits. Parents have been in court. Siblings all very dull: 3 or 4 brothers, service records not good, poaching now. Nurse confirms that she takes hysterical fits - had several before her baby was born. Was in trouble for stealing. One chid, a year old, all right. Husband an incomer, was a soldier, labourer, factory worker, looks deficient. Clean house."
Relatives in survey: Father 16.72 siblings 16.71
Dates: Other: February 1947

16.242 Female, Single, 15-24 yrs, Epilepsy, February 1947

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/15
Scope and Contents "This girl takes fits. Father is a smallholder. Two sisters over 20, good home, clean."
Relatives in survey: Cousin 16.123; great uncle
Dates: Other: February 1947

16.303 Male, Single, 35-44 yrs, Low grade mental defective, Epilepsy, August 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/15
Scope and Contents "Seen at OPC - MD and epilepsy. Admitted to CRI as VP. Parents dead. Father was epileptic and died in 1908. 1 brother and 3 sisters. Worked as a casual farm labourer. Discharged from army on account of mental symptoms. Now unemployable. Dr says a gross defective. When working got 30/- plus food."
Dates: Other: August 1947

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

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/22
Scope and Contents From the File: Questionnaires for persons in Area 23. Indexed.
Dates: Other: February 1946

23.149 Male, Single, 35-44 yrs, Epilepsy, May 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/22
Scope and Contents From the File: Questionnaires for persons in Area 23. Indexed.
Dates: Other: May 1946

23.188 Female, Married, 25-34 yrs, Epilepsy, May 1946

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/22
Scope and Contents From the File: Questionnaires for persons in Area 23. Indexed.
Dates: Other: May 1946