Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures—Definition, etiology, treatment and prognostic issues: A critical review

@article{Bodde2009PsychogenicNS,
  title={Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures—Definition, etiology, treatment and prognostic issues: A critical review},
  author={N Bodde and Jayne L Brooks and Gus Baker and P Boon and J.G.M. Hendriksen and Olaf G. Mulder and Albert P. Aldenkamp},
  journal={Seizure},
  year={2009},
  volume={18},
  pages={543-553}
}
In this review we systematically assess our currently available knowledge about psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES) with an emphasis on the psychological mechanisms that underlie PNES, possibilities for psychological treatment as well as prognosis. Relevant studies were identified by searching the electronic databases. Case reports were not considered. 93 papers were identified; 65 of which were studies. An open non-randomized design, comparing patients with PNES to patients with epilepsy… CONTINUE READING
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