Epilepsy and psychosis: a comparison of societal attitudes. Epilepsia. 1985 Jan-Feb;26(1):1-9. [PMID: 3971944] Awaritefe A, Longe AC, Awaritefe M. A study of a literate population in Nigeria in the 1980s found that witchcraft was the second most-...
"But there is no bodily infirmity, not even leprosy or epilepsy, which cannot be caused by witches…. For we have often found that certain people have been visited with epilepsy or the falling sickness by means of eggs which have been buried...
Child-care providers can help children with special needs, like those with epilepsy. But who provides help to the child-care provider? Agencies like Crystal Stairs. The Los Angeles-based child-care and development agency has about 350 staff...
Dealing with a child with epilepsy can sometimes be a full-time job. But every worker gets some time off. And children have a natural need for independence. So how do responsible parents get a respite while protecting their children and still...
Things are going to the dogs for some people with epilepsy. And for those fortunate few, it's a godsend. Seizure response dogs can and do save lives and avert injuries every day. The trained canines guard their masters during a seizure, activate...

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