Essays Tagged: "convulsion"

The Dark Half Explan in detail what the author does to make the reader aware of the significance of the book.

his first story. Around the same time he begins to get excruciating headaches, which culminate in a convulsion. Surgery reveals something startling - first an eye, then other small fragments of an inc ...

(3 pages) 24 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Everything you'll need to know about epilepsy.

onic seizure. Tonic-clonic seizures, which used to be referred to as "grand mal", are a generalized convulsion occurring in two phases. In the tonic phase, the person loses consciousness and falls, as ... warning, an individual abruptly loses consciousness, collapses, and falls to the floor. There is no convulsion, but children may bang their heads as they fall. Recovery occurs after a few seconds. The ...

(8 pages) 113 0 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Are Electro-Convulsion Treatments Harmful?

First of all, what are electro-convulsion treatments? It's believed that it works by causing a seizure with an electrical shock. Th ... n who had "successfully" undergone 12 ECT's came in for more. After the sixth caused a seven-minute convulsion he was brought for a seventh 3 days later but began convulsing before the ECT could be st ...

(4 pages) 28 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy


cond now feels like an hour. Then figure in that if it is a Grand-mal seizure where every second of convulsion is physically compared to 30 minutes of intense aerobic exercise, now you can begin to ge ...

(4 pages) 77 1 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


Final Paper-SeizuresSeizure:1) A sudden attack, spasm, or convulsion, as in epilepsy or another disorder.2) A sudden onset or sensation of feeling or emotion. ...

(3 pages) 53 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Edgar Allan Poe

ce says of Poe, "Poe had a pretty bitter doom. Doomed to seethe down his soul in a great continuous convulsion of disintegration, and doomed to register the process" (Bloom 21). Poe's life of do ...

(6 pages) 17 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat

Hat." In the "Excesses" segment, Dr. Sacks start talking about Witty Ticcy Ray, whose unmanageable convulsion were together a social impediment and a artistic requirements; Mrs. K, whose age is 19th, ...

(6 pages) 6 0 0.0 Dec/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors