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Epilepsy in Our Words: Personal Accounts of Living With Seizures (Brainstorms Series, 1) Steven C. Schachter

Epilepsy in Our Words: Personal Accounts of Living With Seizures (Brainstorms Series, 1)

Steven C. Schachter

Published January 28th 1993
ISBN : 9780881679977
Paperback
104 pages
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 About the Book 

This fascinating book presents accounts of seizures and epilepsy written byadult patients in their own words. These personal, heartfelt passagesrealistically detail the feelings experienced before, during, and after awide variety of seizures, andMoreThis fascinating book presents accounts of seizures and epilepsy written byadult patients in their own words. These personal, heartfelt passagesrealistically detail the feelings experienced before, during, and after awide variety of seizures, and offer valuable insights to lay persons andprofessionals alike.Dr. Schachter first provides an overview of epilepsy and different seizuretypes from a medical perspective, and then presents a diverse collection ofseizure descriptions written by patients. The book concludes with statementsby some of these patients about what life with epilepsy is like, includingthe fear of having a seizure, the social and occupational problemsencountered, and the psychological impact of the stigma still prevalent inour culture.