Epilepsy Essay

  • Epilepsy In Othello

    Fatal Mind: A Man, His Epilepsy, and His Downfall In William Shakespeare’s Othello, it is jealousy that conquers all, while love is cast down an unfathomable abyss. Over the course of few days, once honourable Othello is broken down by trickster Iago with his wiles and Othello’s mind is overrun with anger and envy. But how could a principled man such as Othello decide to kill his beloved wife in such a short amount of time? If it is assumed that Othello is afflicted by Temporal Lobe Epilepsy (TLE), then readers can gain a better understanding of Othello’s personality, behaviour, and emotional state throughout the play. Temporal Lobe Epilepsy plays a role in personality. There are specific traits associated with individuals who possess TLE,…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Epilepsy

    Individuals with epilepsy often have difficulty finding and maintaining employment and have higher rates of unemployment. Studies show that more frequent seizures correlate with lower employment rates. Other factors that contribute to lower employment are the presence of a intellectual disability, cognitive impairments, and the impact of childhood onset seizures on school achievement. Psychosocial issues like mood disorders, lack of access to transportation, and the impact of seizures on…

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  • Epilepsy Case Study

    AIMS The following questions have to do with the study of patients who have undergone a surgery (for medical reasons, severe epilepsy being one) that severed the corpus callosum. This leaves the two halves of the brain to work independently from one another. The main questions this study seeks to answer are: how do the two halves of the brain interact with each other and how is this relationship altered after the subjects have undergone this surgery? METHODS Basically, subjects were asked…

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  • The Importance Of My Mother's Epilepsy

    today because of the choices I made yesterday”. I chose to learn from my mother’s Epilepsy instead of letting her disease affect my life negatively. I chose who my first love would be and how he would alter my personality as I matured. I chose to take my experiences in life, the good and the bad, and make the best of it. The photograph I selected depicts the most influential people in my life: my mother, my boyfriend, and myself. When I look at my photograph, two things come to mind: the…

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  • Epilpesy: Challenges In The Management Of Epilepsy

    Introduction Epilepsy is known as Apasmara: apa, means negation or loss of; smara, means recollection or consciousness. Epilepsy known form thousands of years but came forward past hundred years. It was known from the Babylonians and Greeks also have records of epilepsy and they represent as Sacred Disease21. In India concept of epilepsy is known from ancient Indian medicine and it was developed during the Vedic period of .In the Ayurvedic literature of Charaka Samhita epilepsy is…

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  • Analysis Of The Dail Epilepsy Case

    Unlike the other cases she was suffering from a blackout that could cause her to be disoriented, it was very hard to prove that was or was not the reasoning that resulted in Joseph Martinez’s death. Otte family created a website in her line of defense pleading her case. In Otte line of defense, neurologist specialist described Elizabeth Otte as having “automatism seizures” which mean it was possible for her to perform the action of putting her baby in the microwave mistaking it for a bottle…

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  • My Journey Living With Epilepsy

    had popped wide open, and his skin had turned blue! The terrified mother immediately reached for the phone and dialed 911 for help. As she waited for the ambulance to arrive, the distraught mother performed CPR on the child. Just as the emergency medical technicians arrived at the front door, the little boy started breathing again. I was the small child who turned blue. I had just experienced my first grand mal seizure, and this incident was the beginning of my journey living with epilepsy. I…

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  • Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Case Review

    Introduction Temporal lobe epilepsy is the most common type of epilepsy in adults, affecting approximately 1% of the general population. It is formally classified as neuronal misfiring in the mesial temporal lobes causing spontaneous, recurring seizures. In this review, I will investigate how the use of optogenetics in temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) reduces seizures and how it can help us understand the cell types and neuronal circuits that underlie seizure generation. The significance of the…

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  • The Case Of Janet K And Epilepsy Case Study

    Abstract Termination due to medical condition or disability is illegal and as it violates the laws enforced by U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. In the book Medical Law and Ethics, by Bonnie F. Fremgen she describes a case study, "The case of Janet K. and Epilepsy" on Chapter 8. "The Case of Janet K. and Epilepsy" describes the discrimination faced by employees. This case study will analyze the wrongful discharge of Janet, due to her epilepsy. It will further examine the legal action…

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  • Difference Between Demon Possession And Epilepsy

    physical properties such as abnormal heart beat, foaming of the mouth, eyes rolling back, abnormal movement of limbs, abnormal strength, etc.; demon possession and epilepsy have much of the similar attributes. One a scientific view and analyses of these characteristics the other a belief with more spiritual strength behind its statements of the explanation of these actions. With many of the same characteristics and massive unwavering support, behind both explanations for much of the same…

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