Convulsive pseudoseizures: a review of current concepts.

  title={Convulsive pseudoseizures: a review of current concepts.},
  author={Ghislaine Savard and Frederick Andermann},
  journal={Behavioural neurology},
  volume={3 3},
Convulsive pseudoseizures thought to represent psychiatric disease can usually be detected early if they are considered in the epileptologist's differential diagnosis. No single diagnostic criterion for this behavioural disorder is known to be pathognomonic. Epilepsy and all physiological explanations have to be thoroughly ruled out and positive evidence of relevant psychopathology has to be gathered.The presence of pseudo seizures often heralds severe psychopathology, most frequently major… CONTINUE READING