Phenomenology of Seizures
Clinical Findings in Patients Treated at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, during the 1960?s
The destructive nature of a so-called ?minor seizure?
Direct expression of and handling of instinctual needs involving hunger, elimination, sexual and aggressive feelings as a seizure phenomenon or during brain stimulation
Delayed response to an urge for elimination by hallucinatory experience on brain stimulation
Profile view of the patients behavior over periods of weeks and months
Alteration of mood may occur with the sign shifted after a seizure.
The interictal period
Disturbances occasioned by anatomical or functional loss of neurons may result in chronic organic mental impairment of varying magnitude.