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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Application of signal detection theory to verbal memory testing to distinguish patients with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures from patients with epileptic seizures.
Traumatic events and posttraumatic stress disorder in patients with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures: a critical review.
Studies of patients referred to neurologic centers have reported an incidence of 1.5 to 3 psychogenic nonepileptic seizure (PNES) cases per 100,000 patients per year.
Long-term video EEG monitoring for the diagnosis of psychogenic nonepileptic seizures. Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat.
Management of psychogenic nonepileptic seizures. Epilepsia 2013;54:53-67.
KEYWORDS psychogenic nonepileptic seizures, emotional processing, emotion regulation
Exclusion Criteria: Children below 2years of age, Alcohol dependent seizure, Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures, Factitious disorder, Malingering, Trauma & Drug induced seizures, Absolute & relative contra--indications for MRI.
For example, comorbid mild TBI, which is the majority of TBI, and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are associated with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES) [9-10].
A common differential diagnosis in medically refractory patients is psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES).
Table Characteristics of psychogenic nonepileptic seizures Characteristic Comment Duration May be prolonged Timing Usually occur only during the day Physical harm Rare Tongue biting Rare Urinary incontinence Rare Motor activity Prolonged Cyanosis No Postictal confusion Rare Related to medication changes No Interictal EEG Normal Ictal EEG Normal Presence of secondary gain Common EEG: electroencephalography Source: References 4, 10, 11, 13 3 components of treatment
(8.) Pseudoseizures (also referred to as psychogenic nonepileptic seizures, nonepileptic seizures, nonepileptic events, or psychogenic seizures) are seizures that resemble epileptic seizures, but do not result from an abnormal electrical discharge in the brain, as with epileptic seizures.
Washington, April 16 (ANI): Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) can benefit patients with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES), according to a new study.