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Epilepsy and Arson

  • Peter K. Carpenter (a1) and Alan L. King (a2)


A man temporarily developed an organic personality change, psychosis and epilepsy after a frontal lobe operation for a subarachnoid haemorrhage. While affected, he set fire to his house. The arson is thought to have been a direct result of a seizure. The case and its legal management are discussed.



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Epilepsy and Arson

  • Peter K. Carpenter (a1) and Alan L. King (a2)
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