SEIZURE By N., Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 Period of uncontrolled, excessive electrical activity in the brain. Symptoms and effects vary according to type of seizure and its location in the brain. See: epilepsy; febrile seizure; partial seizure. SEIZURE: "The child had a massive seizure." Related Psychology Terms PARTIAL SEIZURE FOCAL MOTOR SEIZURE EPILEPSY GENERALIZED SEIZURE EPILEPTIFORM SEIZURE NONEPILEPTIC SEIZURE (NES) CONVERSION NONEPILEPTIC SEIZURE ATONIC SEIZURE GELASMUS BODY ELECTRODE PLACEMENT Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SEIZURE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/seizure/ (accessed July 16, 2019).