Subgroup classification in patients with psychogenic non-epileptic seizures.

  title={Subgroup classification in patients with psychogenic non-epileptic seizures.},
  author={Nynke M G Bodde and Sylvie J. M. van der Kruijs and Dominique M Ijff and Richard H C Lazeron and Kristl Vonck and Paul A. J. M. Boon and Albert P. Aldenkamp},
  journal={Epilepsy & behavior : E&B},
  volume={26 3},
INTRODUCTION In this open non-controlled clinical cohort study, the applicability of a theoretical model for the diagnosis of psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES) was studied in order to define a general psychological profile and to specify possible subgroups. METHODS Forty PNES patients were assessed with a PNES "test battery" consisting of eleven psychological instruments, e.g., a trauma checklist, the global cognitive level, mental flexibility, speed of information processing… CONTINUE READING