Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures at a tertiary care center in Brazil

@article{Alessi2013PsychogenicNS,
  title={Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures at a tertiary care center in Brazil},
  author={Rud{\'a} Alessi and Kette Dualibi Ramos Valente},
  journal={Epilepsy & Behavior},
  year={2013},
  volume={26},
  pages={91-95}
}
Although psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES) are a worldwide phenomenon, most of our knowledge addressing clinical characteristics is based on studies conducted in the USA, Europe, and Australia. There are scarce data about PNES in South American countries. This study provided a detailed analysis of the demographic, clinical, and psychosocial characteristics of 102 Brazilian patients with PNES. Seventy-eight patients (76.4%) were female with mean age of 35.27 years. Mean age at onset was… CONTINUE READING