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hystero-epileptic

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having the character of hysteria and of epilepsy; hysterically epileptiform.
  • noun One who suffers from hystero-epilepsy.

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Examples

  • These occasionally revealed themselves in fits of tearing rage and even hystero-epileptic attacks—both of which his intimates had good reason to fear.

    THE CAMPAIGNS OF NAPOLEON

  • These occasionally revealed themselves in fits of tearing rage and even hystero-epileptic attacks—both of which his intimates had good reason to fear.

    THE CAMPAIGNS OF NAPOLEON

  • Then suddenly he had a hystero-epileptic attack -- fifty hours of convulsions and ecstasy -- and when he awoke from it he was no longer paralysed, no longer acquainted with tailoring, and no longer virtuous.

    Real Ghost Stories

  • A striking instance of this was afforded by the phenomena of the hystero-epileptic attacks to which this patient was subject.

    Real Ghost Stories

  • His first interest in hysteria, dating from as far back as 1862, was in hystero-epileptic convulsive attacks, and to the last he remained indifferent to all facts which could not be objectively demonstrated.

    Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 1 The Evolution of Modesty; The Phenomena of Sexual Periodicity; Auto-Erotism

  • Even the phenomena of hypnotism date probably back some thousands of years, however difficult it may sometimes be to discriminate between the artificial hypnotic states and hysteric or hystero-epileptic occurrences in the past.

    Psychotherapy

  • Moreover, no hard and fast lines exist between the delusions of induced hypnotism and those of spontaneous trance, or of the grave hystero-epileptic crises which mere terror is now known to develop. "

    The Problems of Psychical Research Experiments and Theories in the Realm of the Supernormal

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