Psychiatric Aspects of Self-Induced Epileptic Seizures

@article{Ng2002PsychiatricAO,
  title={Psychiatric Aspects of Self-Induced Epileptic Seizures},
  author={B. Ng},
  journal={Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry},
  year={2002},
  volume={36},
  pages={534 - 543}
}
  • B. Ng
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
Objective: To review the literature on self-induced epileptic seizures and apply psychiatric knowledge to define possible causes and treatment recommendations. Methods: A review of MEDLINE literature on self-induced epileptic seizures was conducted, followed by cross-referencing with the relevant neurologic, psychiatric and paediatric books and journals. Results: The reported prevalence of self-induction varies depending on the setting. In most instances, self-inducers are people affected by… Expand
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