Rethinking Seizure Care Blog

The Wrong Diagnosis: The Problem with Psychogenic Seizures

A large number of people around the world suffer from a phenomenon called Psychogenic seizures. These types of seizures are not epileptic in nature, although they do have many of ...

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Topics: Psychogenic Non-Eplieptic Seizures (PNES)

Risk of Suicide Higher in Veterans with Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures

A recent study published in Neurology: Clinical Practice has found that veterans with seizures have a higher risk of suicide or suicide-related behavior. Many veterans have ...

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Topics: Psychogenic Non-Eplieptic Seizures (PNES)

Seizures Without Having Epilepsy

Most people believe that when someone suffers from a seizure that the individual has epilepsy. In many cases this is true, but not always. If you or someone you know has continued ...

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Topics: Psychogenic Non-Eplieptic Seizures (PNES)

Assessing and Treating Psychogenic Seizures

An epileptic seizure occurs because there is an increased and excessive amount of electrical activity occurring in the brain. When it comes to psychogenic nonepileptic seizures, ...

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Topics: Psychogenic Non-Eplieptic Seizures (PNES)

How Are Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures (PNES) Diagnosed?

A psychogenic nonepileptic seizure, or PNES, is a type of seizure that closely resembles an epileptic seizure. However, these seizures do not have the electrical discharges in the ...

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Commonly Misdiagnosed Disease is Not Epilepsy and Is Often Deadly

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Why Are Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures Rarely Discussed?

Many people who suffer from seizures have epilepsy. Perhaps it was a hereditary trait that had been passed down through their family. Maybe they developed epilepsy after they were ...

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Topics: Psychogenic Non-Eplieptic Seizures (PNES)

Understanding Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures

Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures, also called PNES, are a common type of disorder according to John Stern, the director of the epilepsy clinical program at the University of ...

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Neurologists Concerned About Nonepileptic Attack Disorders

It’s a common occurrence for people who are experiencing seizures, including seizures with loss of consciousness, to receive a diagnosis of being epileptic. However, this does not ...

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Topics: Psychogenic Non-Eplieptic Seizures (PNES)

Why Do I Have PNES?

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Topics: Psychogenic Non-Eplieptic Seizures (PNES)