A group of chronic brain disorders with disturbances in electrical dischagre of brain cells where a person suffers from rcurrent seizures. Also called seizure disorder. See status epilepticus- temporal lobe epilepsy.

EPILEPSY: "Joe suffered from epilepsy and had seizures every other day."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "EPILEPSY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/epilepsy/ (accessed September 18, 2021).