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Is epilepsy associated with a violent behavior?

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Dr. Chirag Patel
Neurology

In brief: Seizures

Seizures are the physical manifestation of epilepsy.
A seizure cannot be controlled by the individual and is characterized by rhythmic jerking activity that can appear to be violent. Depending on the location of the seizure focus in the brain, some individuals may have more aggression. See your neurologist for further discussion. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/epilepsy.html

In brief: Seizures

Seizures are the physical manifestation of epilepsy.
A seizure cannot be controlled by the individual and is characterized by rhythmic jerking activity that can appear to be violent. Depending on the location of the seizure focus in the brain, some individuals may have more aggression. See your neurologist for further discussion. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/epilepsy.html
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