Pseudoseizures--risk factors and prognosis. A case-control study.

@article{Kristensen1992PseudoseizuresriskFA,
  title={Pseudoseizures--risk factors and prognosis. A case-control study.},
  author={Ove Kristensen and Jorgen Alving},
  journal={Acta neurologica Scandinavica},
  year={1992},
  volume={85 3},
  pages={
          177-80
        }
}
Risk factors and prognosis for pseudoseizures were studied in a matched pairs case-control investigation of Epilepsy Clinic out-patients. The case group comprised 28 patients with pseudoseizures, 4 of whom were without a prior diagnosis of epilepsy. The control group consisted of 28 age- and sex-matched epileptic patients. There was a marked female preponderance, 86%, in the group with pseudoseizures. The frequency of previous psychiatric problems was significantly higher in the case- than in… CONTINUE READING

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