Epileptic Psychosis-Endangering Human Life: Case Series and Review of Literature

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B. Synmon S.R. Sharma M. Thakre M. Hussain A. Jain S. Das A. Nongpuir Amit kumar Thejus Kumar B.R

Abstract

Epileptic psychosis is a cerebral dysfunction that occurs or is further classified in temporal relation to the occurrence of a seizure. These phenomena, also called ‘epileptic mania’, can last for days to months, not only increase the caregiver's burden, but also statistically add to the morbidity and mortality of an epileptic patient. Its symptoms can vary and fluctuate from a mild degree of confusion and delirium to a serious thought and perceptual disorder. The prevalence of psychosis increases drastically in patient with temporal lobe epilepsy or refractory epilepsy. Here we report seven such cases that have endangered human life in the form of self-harm or grievous injury to others.

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SYNMON, B. et al. Epileptic Psychosis-Endangering Human Life: Case Series and Review of Literature. Medical Research Archives, [S.l.], v. 11, n. 12, feb. 2024. ISSN 2375-1924. Available at: <https://esmed.org/MRA/mra/article/view/4979>. Date accessed: 24 feb. 2024. doi: https://doi.org/10.18103/mra.v11i12.4979.
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