Factors involved in the long-term prognosis of psychogenic nonepileptic seizures.

@article{Bodde2007FactorsII,
  title={Factors involved in the long-term prognosis of psychogenic nonepileptic seizures.},
  author={Nynke M G Bodde and August M A J Janssen and Cees Theuns and Joseph F G Vanhoutvin and Paul A. J. M. Boon and Albert P. Aldenkamp},
  journal={Journal of psychosomatic research},
  year={2007},
  volume={62 5},
  pages={545-51}
}
INTRODUCTION Information on the long-term effects of psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES) is limited. We therefore reassessed 22 patients 4-6 years after the initial diagnosis of PNES in a tertiary referral epilepsy center. The diagnosis was confirmed using clinical description and additional electroencephalogram investigations in 1998, 1999, and 2000. Patients with epilepsy and PNES as comorbid symptoms were not included. Reassessments were aimed at seizure reduction and possible… CONTINUE READING