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 51 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Psychological interventions for psychogenic non-epileptic seizures: A meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Perri Carlson, Kathryn Nicholson Perry

Journal: Seizure. 2017 Feb;45():142-150.

 

The aim of this meta-analysis is to evaluate and synthesize the available evidence from the previous 20 years regarding the utility of psychological interventions in the management of psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES).

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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 01;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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The terms "Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures" returned 8 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[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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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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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: Not yet recruiting

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

 

Last Updated: 18 May 2018

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