Traditional beliefs and knowledge base about epilepsy among university students in Ghana.

@article{Dugbartey2013TraditionalBA,
  title={Traditional beliefs and knowledge base about epilepsy among university students in Ghana.},
  author={Anthony T Dugbartey and Kofi Bobi Barimah},
  journal={Ethnicity & disease},
  year={2013},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={1-5}
}
INTRODUCTION Epilepsy is a brain disorder characterized by abnormal neuronal electrical signal activity, which results in an array of clinical symptoms. These clinical symptoms may include unusual sensations, movements, emotions, and behavior changes. Sometimes full convulsions or partial muscle spasms may occur, as may loss of consciousness, depending on the nature and type of seizure activity. In Africa, persons with epilepsy are shunned and discriminated against in education, employment and… CONTINUE READING