Group psychoeducation as treatment for psychological nonepileptic seizures.

  title={Group psychoeducation as treatment for psychological nonepileptic seizures.},
  author={Charles M. Zaroff and Lorna Myers and William B. Barr and Daniel Luciano and Orrin Devinsky},
  journal={Epilepsy & behavior : E&B},
  volume={5 4},
There is no consensus for the type(s) of treatment(s) that may be effective or ineffective for psychological nonepileptic seizures (PNES). We provided an open-ended group psychotherapy program to 10 patients with PNES, including a disorder-specific psychoeducation treatment component in the first 10 weeks. Seizure frequency and questionnaire responses were examined pre- and posttreatment in all 7 of 10 individuals who completed the majority of the psychoeducational sessions. Four individuals… CONTINUE READING

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