EPILEPTIC CRY By N., Sam M.S. - 98 A cry produced by contraction of the chest and larynx during the tonic phaes of a tonic-clonic seizure. Also called in itial cry. EPILEPTIC CRY: "An epileptic cry is made by a person suffering from a tonic-clonic seizure." Related Psychology Terms EPILEPSY (Symptoms and Types) TONIC-CLONIC SEIZURE ELECTROSHOCK THERAPY (Elec- troconvulsive Therapy; EST, ECT) ADOLESCENCE (Theories) ANTICONVULSANTS DREAM-STATE (D-STATE, REM- STATE) AER HUNGER EPILEPSY (Etiology and Therapy) Dissociative Identity Disorder CONVULSION Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "EPILEPTIC CRY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/epileptic-cry/ (accessed December 4, 2022).