Chapter 1. The Lexicon of Epilepsy

  1. Yvan Lebrun PhD1 and
  2. Franco Fabbro MD2

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470699195.ch1

Language and Epilepsy

Language and Epilepsy

How to Cite

Lebrun, Y. and Fabbro, F. (2002) The Lexicon of Epilepsy, in Language and Epilepsy, Whurr Publishers Ltd, London, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470699195.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    Emeritus Professor of Neurolinguistics, Free University of Brussels, Belgium

  2. 2

    Professor of Human Physiology, Research and Rehabilitation Centre Eugenio, Medea and University of Udine, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 APR 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781861563125

Online ISBN: 9780470699195

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Keywords:

  • epilepsy;
  • aura;
  • electroencephalography;
  • paroxysm;
  • seizure

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Symptomatic, idiopathic and cryptogenic epilepsy

  • Clinical versus subclinical epilepsy

  • Seizures

  • Status epilepticus

  • Ictal motor behaviour

  • Ictal sensory or psychic experiences

  • Consciousness

  • AUm

  • Reflex epilepsy

  • Prodromal symptoms

  • Electroencephalography

  • Non-epileptic paroxysms

  • Treatment