Questioning the role of abuse in behavioral spells and epilepsy.

  title={Questioning the role of abuse in behavioral spells and epilepsy.},
  author={Danielle G Koby and Ali Zirakzadeh and Jeffrey P. Staab and Richard J. Seime and Steven S. Cha and Cindy L Nelson and Susan Sengem and Randy Berge and Eric A Marshall and Jean E Varner and Kristin Vickers and Max R Trenerry and Gregory A. Worrell},
  journal={Epilepsy & behavior : E&B},
  volume={19 4},
Past sexual trauma is frequently linked to the development of behavioral spells, present among 30% of patients admitted for video/EEG monitoring. Current attempts to verify and explore mechanisms in this reported association revealed that patients with epilepsy (n=58) and those with behavioral spells (n=38) did not differ in their self-report of past sexual… CONTINUE READING