Epilepsy and Indian law - An overview

Mahabalesh Shetty, Tanuj Kanchan, B. Suresh Kumar Shetty

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Abstract

Epilepsy is the second most common chronic neurological condition seen by neurologists. Although seizures usually last for only a few seconds, agony is lifelong. Much more than the seizures itself, it is the socio-economic and psychological factors that negatively impact the quality of life. Though it is a common medical problem the legal implications of epilepsy is not well understood by many. This article highlights on various social and legal aspects related to epilepsy in India.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)123-126
Number of pages4
JournalMedico-Legal Update
Volume7
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 01-10-2007
Externally publishedYes

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Epilepsy
Seizures
Jurisprudence
India
Economics
Quality of Life
Psychology
Neurologists

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  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine

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Shetty, M., Kanchan, T., & Shetty, B. S. K. (2007). Epilepsy and Indian law - An overview. Medico-Legal Update, 7(4), 123-126.
Shetty, Mahabalesh ; Kanchan, Tanuj ; Shetty, B. Suresh Kumar. / Epilepsy and Indian law - An overview. In: Medico-Legal Update. 2007 ; Vol. 7, No. 4. pp. 123-126.
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