Definition of psycholepsy in English:

psycholepsy

Pronunciation /ˈsʌɪkə(ʊ)lɛpsi/

noun

historical Psychology
  • A (supposed) condition equivalent to epilepsy or an epileptic seizure that affects mental processes (consciousness, cognitive function, behaviour, etc.).

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Henry Maudsley (1835–1918), medical psychologist. From psycho- + -lepsy.