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April 1929

THE EPILEPTIC SEIZUREITS RELATION TO NORMAL THOUGHT AND NORMAL ACTION

Author Affiliations

NEW YORK

From the Neurological and Neurosurgical Departments of Columbia University.

Arch NeurPsych. 1929;21(4):731-794. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1929.02210220002001
Abstract

Hopeless and Hopeful Factors of the Problem of Epilepsy

Premises

The Scope of the Subject

Inhibition

The Conscious State

Reduction and Disintegration of the Sensory State

Simple and Composite Hallucinations

Hallucinations in Epilepsy

The Minor Seizure

Sleep

Combination of Actual and Functional Suspension of the Lower Portion of the Sensory Pathway

The Sensory Phenomena of the State of Attention

The Two Phases of Attention

The Anesthesia of Attention

Genius and Epilepsy

The State of Attention and Epileptic and Epileptoid Phenomena

A Biologic Interpretation of the Sensory Phenomena of Attention: Anatomic Facts

The Sensory Phases of Imagery and Thought

The Activation of the Efferent Systems

Method and Technic

The Stage of Unconsciousness

The Stages of Momentary Muscular Relaxation and of General Muscular Rigidity

The Stage of Convulsions

The Dominance of the Proprioceptive by the Cerebrospinal System

Convulsions and Hemiplegia

Recovery from Hemiplegia and the Epileptic Convulsion

The Muscular Manifestations of Normal

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