Psychological and psychiatric aspects of psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES): A systematic review.

@article{Brown2016PsychologicalAP,
  title={Psychological and psychiatric aspects of psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES): A systematic review.},
  author={Richard J. Brown and Markus Reuber},
  journal={Clinical psychology review},
  year={2016},
  volume={45},
  pages={157-82}
}
Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES) are common in neurological settings and often associated with considerable distress and disability. The psychological mechanisms underlying PNES are poorly understood and there is a lack of well-established, evidence-based treatments. This paper advances our understanding of PNES by providing a comprehensive systematic review of the evidence pertaining to the main theoretical models of this phenomenon. Methodological quality appraisal and effect size… CONTINUE READING
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