Complex Partial Seizures
Seizure eTraining Slide 13

  • 1 to 2 minutes
  • May have aura (or warning – most typical is sensation in stomach)
  • Automatisms (such as lip smacking, picking at clothes, fumbling)
  • Unaware of environment
  • Actions and movements are unorganized, confused, and unfocused
  • Amnesia for seizure events
  • May wander
  • Sleepy after episode


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