A case of pseudoseizures.

  title={A case of pseudoseizures.},
  author={Jill Haines},
  journal={Southern medical journal},
  volume={98 1},
Pseudoseizures, historically described as hysterical seizures, closely resemble epileptic attacks. However, they lack the abnormal paroxysmal electrical discharges from the brain seen in epilepsy. Pseudoseizures may represent a dissociative coping mechanism in which anxiety is reduced by the appearance of the pseudoseizure. Psychotherapy is the mainstay of… CONTINUE READING