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Epilepsy in Our Words

Personal Accounts of Living with Seizures (The Brainstorms Series)

by Steven C. Schachter

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7393198M
ISBN 100195330889
ISBN 109780195330885

Our move to the country had saved me from the onset of epilepsy caused by the rapid fire channel-hopping that my husband sees as a core part of the television experience. Patients with non-epileptic seizures are often prescribed anticonvulsant drugs because of misdiagnosis of epilepsy, and many have been taking these drugs for some time. “As a parent of a young child with epilepsy, I recommend this book as a starting point for families living with epilepsy.” — Warren Lammert hairman and Co-Founder of the Epilepsy Therapy Project and Park Avenue South New York, NY $ Epilepsy: Patient and Family Guide, 3rd Edition, is a.

This enlightening book presents the firsthand personal accounts of children with seizure disorders and their parents. In their own words, these children and parents vividly describe the experiences of handling the crisis of the initial seizure, adjusting to the diagnosis of epilepsy, coping with seizures, managing medications and side effects, and dealing with health care providers, .   This book, they say, is not intended to provide a general history of epilepsy—already provided admirably by Temkin’s celebrated work The Falling Sickness (Temkin, ). But Eadie and Bladin are too modest, for in this monograph they have produced a clearly written and well constructed by: 4.

Definition of epilepsy noun in Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary. Meaning, pronunciation, picture, example sentences, grammar, usage notes, synonyms and more. We use cookies to enhance your experience on our website, including to .   Beyond Words’ book Getting on with Epilepsy has been the focus of a recent study, analysing ‘Wordless intervention for people with epilepsy and learning disabilities (WIELD).’ The study consisted of 40 participants, each of whom has a learning disability and epilepsy. Over the course of five months, the researchers found that participants experienced ‘improvements Author: Beyond Words.


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Epilepsy in Our Words by Steven C. Schachter Download PDF EPUB FB2

Epilepsy in Our Words book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This fascinating book presents accounts of seizures and epilepsy wri /5(11). To help you, we’ve selected 5 of our favorite children’s books that not only explain the condition in simple ways, but also offer encouragement Epilepsy in Our Words book overcome any fears around epilepsy.

The Great Katie Kate Explains Epilepsy. Designed specifically to help young epilepsy patients understand their condition and overcome their fears. Get this from a library. Epilepsy in our words: personal accounts of living with seizures.

[Steven C Schachter;] -- "Epilepsy in our Words features 68 personal accounts of seizure activity from people with epilepsy that illustrate the wide range of experiences associated with seizures and living with epilepsy.

This is a great book that provides first hand insight to the experience of epilepsy. I found this book about 10 years ago when I was first diagnosed. I was scared, confused and was trying to process what was going on.

This book helped me to understand that I wasn't alone. This isn't a technical book or diagnostic tool/5(3). Brainstorms-Epilepsy in Our Words: Personal Accounts of Living With Seizures (Brainstorms Series, 1) Paperback – January 1, by Steven C.

Schachter (Editor) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. Book 1 of 2 in the Brainstorms Series. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price 4/5(2). Brainstorms–Epilepsy in Our Words Personal Accounts of Living with Seizures. Joseph B. Green, Rita A. Mercille. First published July 1, Information on how to subscribe to Neurology and Neurology: Clinical Practice can be found here.

All authors' disclosures must be entered and current in our database before comments can be : Joseph B. Green, Rita A. Mercille. For children Lee: the Rabbit with Epilepsy by Deborah Moss. Part of "The Special Needs Collection" for ages Published24 pages.

Explains epilepsy in a reassuring way for newly diagnosed children, their siblings and friends. Special People, Special Ways by Arlene Maguire. Published32 pages. A colorfully illustrated book about children with disabilities for.

Definitions for Words Related to Epilepsy and Seizures Used on Absence seizure: A primary generalized epileptic seizure, usually lasting less than 20 seconds, characterized by a stare sometimes associated with blinking or brief automatic movements of the mouth or hands; formerly called petit mal seizure.

Absence seizures usually begin in childhood, are usually. Books shelved as epilepsy: The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures by Anne Fadim. - Explore efof's board "Epilepsy Books", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Epilepsy, Epilepsy awareness and Books pins. Question: "Is epilepsy mentioned in the Bible. Did the boy in Matthew 17 have a demon or epilepsy?" Answer: An account of a boy with epileptic-like seizures is recorded in three of the four Gospels (Matthew –18; Mark –29; Luke –42).

Only in Matthew’s account (in the ESV and NKJV) is the word epileptic used to describe the boy; the NASB and KJV say. epilepsy, a chronic disorder of cerebral function characterized by periodic convulsive seizures. There are many conditions that have epileptic seizures.

Sudden discharge of excess electrical activity, which can be either generalized (involving many areas of cells in the brain) or focal, also known as partial (involving one area of cells in the. Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old epilepsy quotes, epilepsy sayings, and epilepsy proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

For centuries, epilepsy was the exact expectation of someone being possessed by the Devil. our words. Below are some of the comments we have received from epilepsy patients, parents, friends, donors, and medical caregivers.

They portray the suffering and dreams, frustrations and hopes that constantly surround all who have epilepsy in their lives. Following the author's overview, given from a medical perspective, this book presents accounts of a wide variety of seizures and epilepsy written by adult patients in their own words.

It offers valuable insights to lay people and professionals alike. Brainstorms: Epilepsy in Our Words – Personal Accounts of Living with Seizures –By Steven C. Schachter, M.D. This book presents a collection of 68 personal accounts from people with epilepsy illustrating the wide range of experiences associated with.

This volume, Epilepsy in Our Words, features 68 personal accounts of seizure activity from people with epilepsy that illustrates the wide range of experiences associated with seizures and living with epilepsy.

Many have had epilepsy for yers, and their passages are heartfelt and realistic. Science Diction: The Origin Of The Word 'Epilepsy' Humans have long suffered from epilepsy, the neurological disorder hallmarked by sudden seizures.

Medical historian Howard Markel discusses the. Epilepsy in Children: What Every Parent Needs to Know () written by Orrin Devinsky, MD, Erin Conway, MS, RN, CPNP, and Courtney Schnabel Glick, MS. Epilepsy in Our Experience Accounts of Health Care Professionals. First Edition. Edited by Steven C.

Schachter The Brainstorm Series. In the last 5 years, approximately million people have been treated for epilepsy and between % - 2% of. This fascinating book presents accounts of seizures and epilepsy written by adult patients in their own words.

These personal, heartfelt passages realistically detail the feelings experienced before, during, and after a wide variety of seizures, and offer valuable insights to lay persons and professionals : $  Epilepsy Classification • Epilepsy is a symptom – not a diagnosis • Epilepsies are classified in five ways: • By their first cause (or etiology).

• By the observable manifestations of the seizures, known as semiology. • By the location in the brain where the seizures originate. • As a part of discrete, identifiable medical syndromes.

Background. The history of epilepsy and its treatments dates back to at least 4 millennia. Avicenna, c. AD in Bukhara, Khorasan– in Hamedan was a Persian-speaking Iranian physician, who has many recommendations and suggested various therapies for epilepsy in his book, The Canon of by: