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Epilepsy misdiagnosed as schizophrenia

The book "Preventing Misdiagnosis of Women" reports on a case of a woman diagnosed with schizophrenia, but later diagnosed with a form of epilepsy called "temporal lobe epilepsy". A variety of sensory symptoms, such as the feeling of the floor rushing upwards, were misdiagnosed as "paranoia". See schizophrenia or epilepsy.

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