Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures

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Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures

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The terms "Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures" returned 55 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures in children and adolescents: Part II - explanations to families, treatment, and group outcomes.
 

Author(s): Kasia Kozlowska, Catherine Chudleigh, Catherine Cruz, Melissa Lim, Georgia McClure, Blanche Savage, Ubaid Shah, Averil Cook, Stephen Scher, Pascal Carrive, Deepak Gill

Journal: Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2018 Jan;23(1):160-176.

 

Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES) - time-limited disturbances of consciousness and motor-sensory control, not accompanied by ictal activity on electroencephalogram (EEG) - are best conceptualized as atypical neurophysiological responses to emotional distress, physiological ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures in children and adolescents: Part I - Diagnostic formulations.
 

Author(s): Kasia Kozlowska, Catherine Chudleigh, Catherine Cruz, Melissa Lim, Georgia McClure, Blanche Savage, Ubaid Shah, Averil Cook, Stephen Scher, Pascal Carrive, Deepak Gill

Journal: Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2018 Jan;23(1):140-159.

 

Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES) are a nonspecific, umbrella category that is used to collect together a range of atypical neurophysiological responses to emotional distress, physiological stressors and danger. Because PNES mimic epileptic seizures, children and adolescents ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The respiratory control of carbon dioxide in children and adolescents referred for treatment of psychogenic non-epileptic seizures.
 

Author(s): Kasia Kozlowska, Reena Rampersad, Catherine Cruz, Ubaid Shah, Catherine Chudleigh, Samantha Soe, Deepak Gill, Stephen Scher, Pascal Carrive

Journal: Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2017 Oct;26(10):1207-1217.

 

Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES) are a common problem in paediatric neurology and psychiatry that can best be understood as atypical responses to threat. Threats activate the body for action by mediating increases in arousal, respiration, and motor readiness. In previous ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures" returned 11 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Neuroimaging studies in patients with psychogenic non-epileptic seizures: A systematic meta-review.
 

Author(s): Marco Mcsweeney, Markus Reuber, Liat Levita

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Psychogenic Non-epileptic Seizures (PNES) are 'medically unexplained' seizure-like episodes which superficially resemble epileptic seizures but which are not caused by epileptiform discharges in the brain. While many experts see PNES disorder as a multifactorial biopsychosocial condition, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures in children].
 

Author(s): Morten I Lossius, Antonia Villagran, Hilde N Karterud, Oliver Henning, Karl O Nakken

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Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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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Quality of Life and Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures.
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures (PNESs)

 

Last Updated: 7 Sep 2016

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Last Updated: 10 Oct 2017

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Project UPLIFT for Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizure; Depression; Non-Epileptic Seizure; Psychogenic Seizure

 

Last Updated: 25 Jul 2018

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