POSTICTAL

following an abrupt attack, particularly a stroke or a seizing episode. During the time after a seizure, the person might be disoriented, confused, and incapable of cultivating new memories. The length of the time might spam from not even a whole second to multiple hours and depends upon the kind of seizure.

POSTICTAL: "The patient's postictal state should continue to be monitored."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "POSTICTAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/postictal/ (accessed September 29, 2020).
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