SPIKE-AND-WAVE DISCHARGES

a brain wave pattern on an EEC typical of absence seizures. There is a sharp spike followed by a low amplitude delta wave. It is a brain wave pattern.

SPIKE-AND-WAVE DISCHARGES: "Spike and wave discharges occur at 3 per second."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SPIKE-AND-WAVE DISCHARGES," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/spike-and-wave-discharges/ (accessed July 10, 2020).
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