Dalma Kalogjera-Sackellares

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Psychogenic pseudoseizures typically are thought to reflect emotional disturbances. Studies have suggested that patients with psychogenic pseudoseizures may also have impaired neuropsychological function. We examined intellectual and neuropsychological performance in a large sample of patients with well-documented psychogenic pseudoseizures. Patients with(More)
Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory profiles were analysed in 55 patients with pseudoseizures (40 patients with pseudoseizures only-pure group, and 15 patients with both pseudoseizures and epilepsy-mixed group). For each of the 10 clinical scales, there were no significant differences between the groups in mean T-score values or the incidence of(More)
The MMPI performance of two sub-groups of chronic insomniac patients was compared to determine if patients with psychologically based insomnia (Group 1) differed from those with medically based insomnia (Group 2). This was done to establish whether etiology of insomnia had an impact on the psychological picture. We postulated that Group 1 would show a(More)
We performed pattern analysis of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) profiles of 55 patients with pseudoseizures in order to establish whether there was any single pattern which would be sufficient to characterize the entire sample. Two published methods of pattern analysis were used. Neither method revealed a single pattern or profile(More)
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