“Postictal” is a neurophysiological term that refers to the time period after a seizure has concluded. Postictal confusion can last anywhere from minutes to several days and can be comprised of both mental and physical feelings of exhaustion and malaise. Mental exhaustion, confusion, disorientation, and slowness are experienced by patients as an inability to think clearly. Cognitively, this state is typically accompanied by difficulty with attention/concentration and short-term memory, decreased verbal output and social interactivity, and other specific cognitive deficits related to focal epileptogenic region. Postictal confusion is more commonly associated with complex partial, generalized tonic-clonic, and secondarily generalized seizures and less so with simple partial or absence seizures. Other postictal states include postictal depression, postictal psychosis, postictal bliss, Todd’s paresis, and postictal migraines. Violence and aggressive...