psychomotor epilepsy

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Related to psychomotor epilepsy: temporal lobe epilepsy
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Noun1.psychomotor epilepsy - epilepsy characterized clinically by impairment of consciousness and amnesia for the episode; often involves purposeful movements of the arms and legs and sometimes hallucinations
epilepsy - a disorder of the central nervous system characterized by loss of consciousness and convulsions
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Lewis has suggested that psychomotor epilepsy was found to be persistently associated with violence.
He had been on Phenobarbital for only six months, to control his psychomotor epilepsy. He has had five blood transfusions to date, every one of them at enormous financial and emotional expense.
[22.] Rodin EA: Psychomotor Epilepsy and Aggressive Behaviour.