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| Published: November 27, 2021

An Approach to Understand Epilepsy and The Role of EEG in Its Diagnosis

Pratima Singh

Research Scholar, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.084.20210904

DOI: 10.25215/0904.084

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Epilepsy is one of the most prevalent and debilitating neurological diseases yet there is a limited understanding of its psychophysiology and because of which its detection as well as treatment is delayed. The present article reviews the neurology and psychophysiology behind epilepsy and epileptic seizure and the role of electroencephalography (EEG) in the diagnosis of the same. The advantages and disadvantages of electroencephalography (EEG) in the diagnosis are discussed in length in this paper. The major drawback in the treatment or field of epilepsy is the criticality of the early detection of epilepsy and epileptic seizure. The article highlights the need of developing automated diagnostic system for epilepsy and seizure detection for patients as well as clinicians.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.084.20210904

10.25215/0904.084

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Published in   Volume 09, Issue 4, October- December, 2021