John Libbey Eurotext

Epileptic Disorders

The Educational Journal of the International League Against Epilepsy

Video games are exciting: a European study of video game-induced seizures and epilepsy. [Published with videosequences]. Volume 4, numéro 2, June 2002


Department of Neurology, Medical Centre Alkmaar, PO Box 501, 1800 AM, The Netherlands.
  • Page(s) : 121-8
  • Année de parution : 2002

With the widespread introduction of video games (VGs) for home entertainment, an increasing number of case histories of video game epilepsy have been reported [1-6]. Following massive sales of video games as Christmas presents in 1992, numerous cases of video game epilepsy began attracting media attention in January 1993. These incidents were particularly attributed to the Nintendo video game Super Mario World. Until now it has not been [...]