Epilepsy and crime

There is an association between epilepsy and criminal activity. Male epileptics are three times more likely to receive a criminal conviction, (1,6) in England and Wales between 0.7 and 0.8 per cent of the prison population suffers from epilepsy, a figure considerably higher than in the general population, (17) but the pattern of offence does not differ. The reasons for this are unclear. Low intelligence and low socioeconomic class are common to both epilepsy and prison populations; the role of brain damage as distinct from epilepsy has not been fully evaluated. Crimes of violence in the context of disturbed ictal or postictal behaviour do occur, but are extremely rare.(18)

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