psychogenic nonepileptic seizure

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psychogenic nonepileptic seizure

Abbreviation: PNES
The academically preferred term for
pseudoseizure.
See also: seizure
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Problem faced with PNES is that they have inability in identification and expression of inner psychic distress leading to its expression in form of physical complaints.
PNES is a phenomenon that affects not only the patient but also that individual's close relatives and friends.
Panic attack symptoms differentiate patients with epilepsy from those with psychogenic nonepileptic spells (PNES).
Misdiagnosis of PNES as epilepsy due to incomplete evaluations can lead to years of ineffective and potentially harmful use of AEDs without addressing the underlying cause of disability.
Nacional de Eliminacion de Silicosis en Brasil (PNES) 2004 Releitura de "Cem anos de Rev Bras Med Trab.
We have come to realize that PNEs and the civilian use of HEU cannot be tolerated if a nuclear-weapons-free world is to remain a viable objective.
PNES are episodes of altered movement, sensation, or experience that may be mistaken for epileptic seizures but are not a consequence of abnormal cortical discharges.
In the past, behaviours like PNES were called "hysteria."
En terminos formales, el PNES ha buscado: propiciar la autonomia, la autoestima, la convivencia y los estilos de vida saludables, de una manera dinamica, dialogal y permanente, legitimando un espacio en el ambito escolar que permita la reflexion frente a la sexualidad para construir de manera colectiva formas de relacion dentro de una cultura tolerante, creativa y respetuosa por la diferencia que haga posible el desarrollo del amor y de la vida (Cantor, 2008, 126).
Coeficientes de correlacion de Pearson entre metodologias de medicion de la pobreza y manifestaciones de la mortalidad infantil, 1991 Hogares con Prevalencia Tasa de necesidades del miseria basicas indice de de los insatisfechas pobreza hogares (%) compuesto Tasa de mortalidad 0.27 0.36 0.35 infantil (1989-1993) Tasa de mortalidad -0.04 0.03 0.00 neonatal (1989-1993) Tasa de mortalidad 0.42 0.49 0.50 posneonatal (1989-1993) Tasa de mortalidad 0.31 0.31 0.30 infantil segun enfermedades de la pobreza (1989-1993) FUENTE: Elaboracion propia con datos del Programa Nacional de Estadisticas de Salud (PNES) y del Censo Nacional de Poblacion y Vivienda 1991.
Dessa forma, e dever do Estado fornecer aos PNES (portadores de necessidades especiais) tratamentos, reabilitacao, habilitacao, dentre outros.