Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures

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Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures" returned 48 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Prolonged exposure therapy for the treatment of patients diagnosed with psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
 

Author(s): Lorna Myers, Urmi Vaidya-Mathur, Marcelo Lancman

Journal: Epilepsy Behav. 2017 Jan;66():86-92.

 

Although there is general consensus that psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES) are treated with psychotherapy, the effectiveness of most psychotherapeutic modalities remains understudied. In this treatment series of 16 patients dually diagnosed with PNES and post-traumatic stress ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES) on the Internet: Online representation of the disorder and frequency of search terms.
 

Author(s): Lorna Myers, Jace Jones, Nadine Boesten, Marcelo Lancman

Journal: Seizure. 2016 Aug;40():114-22.

 

The nature of the symptoms associated with PNES require a multidisciplinary health team. There are too few professionals with an adequate understanding of PNES and therefore many are not able to provide patients with necessary information. In the age of the internet, it is not surprising ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures in the post-anesthesia recovery unit.
 

Author(s): Juan A Ramos, Sorin J Brull

Journal: Braz J Anesthesiol. ;66(4):426-9.

 

Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES or "pseudoseizures") remain an obscure topic in the peri-operative setting. They are sudden and time-limited motor and cognitive disturbances, which mimic epileptic seizures, but are psychogenically mediated. Pseudoseizures occur more frequently ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures" returned 6 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures.
 

Author(s): Robert C Doss, W Curt LaFrance

Journal: Epileptic Disord. 2016 Dec;18(4):337-343.

 

Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES) are diagnosed in at least 10-40% of the patients seen for long-term monitoring of epilepsy, and it is no surprise that patients with PNES are often treated for epilepsy. Given the substantial economic costs and mental health burden of misdiagnosis, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Treatment for psychogenic non-epileptic seizures.
 

Author(s): Mia Tuft, Hilde Nordahl Karterud, Antonia Villagran, Karl O Nakken

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The main differential diagnosis of epilepsy among young adults is psychogenic non-epileptic seizures. Such seizures may manifest themselves in very different ways and usually have complex root causes. Optimal treatment of persons experiencing seizures of this type requires close cooperation ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures: a model of their pathogenic mechanism.
 

Author(s): Gaston Baslet

Journal: Seizure. 2011 Jan;20(1):1-13.

 

Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES) consist of paroxystic events facilitated by a dysfunction in emotion processing. Models explaining the pathogenic mechanisms leading to these seizure-like episodes are limited. In this article, evidence that supports dysfunction at the level ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Quality of Life and Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures.
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures (PNESs)

 

Last Updated: 7 Sep 2016

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Motivational Interviewing to Enhance Adherence of Patients With Psychogenic Non-epileptic Seizures
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Psychogenic Non-epileptic Seizures, Motivational Interviewing

 

Last Updated: 18 Jul 2016

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Evaluation of a Telephone Follow-up Procedure on the Quality of Life in Psychogenic Non-epileptic Seizures
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Psychogenic Non Epileptic Seizure

 

Last Updated: 7 Mar 2016

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