Which seizure disorders might be considered in the differential diagnoses of schizophrenia?

Updated: Sep 17, 2020
  • Author: Frances R Frankenburg, MD; Chief Editor: Glen L Xiong, MD  more...
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Patients with a seizure or ictal disorder, especially temporal lobe epilepsy, may occasionally display odd behavior before, during, or after a seizure. Aura and ictal symptoms can include hallucinations, disturbances of memory, or affective and cognitive changes. Ictal and postictal phenomena can include complex motor abnormalities.

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