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Long-lasting epileptogenic changes induced by daily subthreshold electrical brain stimulation without apparent neuronal damage.
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The tendency of some regions of the brain to react to repeated low-level bioelectrical stimulation by progressively boosting synaptic discharges, thereby lowering seizure thresholds.
Increasing the susceptibility to suicide or other forms of mental health decompensation linked to recurring stress.
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kindlingNeurology The tendency of some regions of the brain to react to repeated low-level electrical stimulation by progressively boosting electrical discharges, thereby lowering seizure thresholds. See Cocaine, Seizures.
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