Grand Mal

A Life with Late Onset Epilepsy

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About the Book

After developing epilepsy as an adult, Robert Dodge experienced increasingly dangerous seizures and was seen by specialists on five continents. His firsthand account of adapting to life with epilepsy begins with an overview of this often misunderstood neurological disorder—still attributed to demonic possession in some parts of the world—and recounts his struggle as his seizures became life-threatening. Dodge describes his treatments and their side effects, including four ineffective surgeries that removed an eighth of his brain, and the personal challenges of social stigma.

About the Author(s)

Robert V. Dodge is the author of seven nonfiction books. He lives in Denver, Colorado.

Bibliographic Details

Robert V. Dodge
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Bibliographic Info: ca. 15 photos, notes, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2020
pISBN: 978-1-4766-8396-6
eISBN: 978-1-4766-4166-9
Imprint: McFarland