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Psychodynamics and psychiatric diagnoses of pseudoseizure subjects.
In this case study, we consider an individual, Theresa, who experienced distressing pseudoseizure episodes.
R experienced a "seizure-like spell" characterized by gross non-stereotyped jerking of the upper extremities, intact orientation, retention of bowel and bladder function, and coherent speech consistent with a diagnosis of pseudoseizure.
Dissociation, hypnotizability, coping styles and health locus of control: characteristics of pseudoseizure patients.
Induction of pseudoseizure with intravenous saline placebo.
33) Additionally, any other existing condition or disorder may be identified as one without demonstrable physical cause by the "pseudo" prefix, as in pseudoseizure.
As an example, Kuyk, van Dyck and Spinhoven (1996) and Bowman and Markand (1996) have documented that more than 60% of pseudoseizure patients present a dissociative disorder.
Dissociation and childhood abuse history in epileptic and pseudoseizure patients.
If it is a pseudoseizure, no changes will be observed in the EEG, and the spell will not be consistent with the types of seizures that can occur without EEG changes.
Psychodinamics and psychiatric diagnoses of pseudoseizure subjects.