Clinical Neuroscience

[Electroencephalographic image of mental stress-activated pyknolepsy]

SZÁK János1

SEPTEMBER 01, 1960

Clinical Neuroscience - 1960;13(09)

[1. We investigated the effect of mental strain on our case of pyknolepsy recorded in the eeg. For applied stress, electrical activity was altered, with high amplitude, sustained, slow 3/s activity. 2. The more prolonged application of stimuli and the increase in the intensity of the stress led to the appearance of typus petit mai. 3. The phenomenon was reproducible after a longer period of time and a direct correlation between the applied stress, the change in activity and the onset of seizure could be established. ]

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