Non-epileptic seizures

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann in Boston

Written in English
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  • Convulsions.,
  • Seizures -- diagnosis.,
  • Seizures -- therapy.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statement[edited by] A. James Rowan, John R. Gates.
ContributionsRowan, A. J., Gates, John R.
LC ClassificationsRC394.C77 N66 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 296 p. :
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1742126M
ISBN 100750694157
LC Control Number92049105

Books on Epilepsy There has been a steady increase in the number of books published that are relevant to epilepsy that members of the League will likely find useful for their practice or research. However, keeping up with the books that are available is no easy task. Dissociative non-epileptic attack disorder (NEAD) Dissociative non-epileptic seizures mimicking tonic-clonic seizures (“pseudoseizures”) cause major diagnostic difficulty and carry significant resource implications and potential morbidity if the diagnosis is missed. Dissociative NEAD may comprise up to 50% of supposed status epilepticus. In most epilepsy centers in the U.S., about 25 percent of patients referred for video-EEG evaluation turn out to have something other than epilepsy. The most common diagnosis is "non-epileptic events." Below are some the facts about non-epileptic events. The following information is not medical advice. Written by the few experts in this area, Pediatric Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures is the ultimate guide for psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, primary care physicians, neurologists, epileptologists, social workers, nurses, school counselors, and all medical professionals working with children experiencing : Springer International Publishing.

Tonic-clonic seizures, which used to be called grand-mal seizures, can make you lose consciousness, stiffen your whole body, and shake. You may also bite your tongue or lose control of your bladder.

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Paperback $   Instead of simply focusing on the condition, Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures: A Guide is a book for the people. For those suffering from PNES, their family and friends, their doctors, and everyone else who’s been touched by it.

The author never speaks in the voice of a didactic college professor, but with the spirit of a life coach/5. If you have been diagnosed with Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES) and are feeling alone on this journey, I advise you to pick up a copy of.

A book on psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES) in the 19th Century Posted by Lorna Myers on May 6th, in News | 2 comments Warning: PNES used to be called hysteria in the 19 th Century and since this is a historical book, that is the term you will find in it.

Non-epileptic seizures resemble epileptic seizures in outward appearance, even though their cause is very different. Non-epileptic seizures may appear to be generalized convulsions, similar to grand mal epileptic seizures, characterized by fall-ing and shaking.

They also may resemble petit mal epileptic. Book recommendation: Lowering the Shield: Overcoming Psychogenic non-epileptic Seizures-Kindle book edition. John Dougherty. This book is written for patients diagnosed with PNES and their loved ones.

#_ Book recommendation: The Color of. Give them written instructions to follow if you have another seizure. Your healthcare provider can help you create a list that is specific to your signs Non-epileptic seizures book symptoms.

Keep a seizure diary. This can help you find your triggers and avoid them. Write down the dates of your seizures, where you were, and what you were doing.

Watch as Karen, a veteran, shares her journey with psychogenic non-epileptic seizures. VA doctor’s Hamada Altalib DO, MPH, and W. Curt LaFrance Jr, MD, MPH, talk about the differences between psychogenic seizures and seizures in epilepsy, as well as diagnosing and treating PNES. NonEpileptic.

likes. Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizure Community. Today I received an email from clinical psychologist Lorna Myers PhD, Director, Psychogenic Non-epileptic Seizures Program at the Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group in New York and New Jersey.

Metrics. Book description. Patients with nonepileptic seizures (NES) frequently present in neurology, psychiatry, psychology, and emergency departments. The disorder has been well-documented in the medical literature, and much is known about the phenomenology, ictal semiology, neurologic signs, psychiatric comorbidities, neuropsychological testing, and psychosocial aspects.

Written by the few experts in this area, Pediatric Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures is the ultimate guide for psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, primary care physicians, neurologists, epileptologists, social workers, nurses, school counselors, and all medical professionals working with children experiencing seizures.

Karla K. Fehr, Julia Doss, Abby Hughes-Scalise, Meghan M. Littles, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Pediatric Epilepsy and Psychogenic Non-epileptic Seizures, Handbook of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Pediatric Medical Conditions, / Cited by: Introduction Dissociative (non-epileptic) seizures superficially resemble epileptic seizures or syncope but are an involuntary behavioural and experiential response to distressing internal or external triggers, rather than visible or subjectively perceived manifestations of excessive or hypersynchronous electrical discharges in the brain.

The Treating Nonepileptic Seizures: Therapist Guide offers hope to both patients and providers by providing a validated step-by-step treatment for NES that has been shown to decrease seizures and increase quality of life.

Non-epileptic Spells (psychogenic seizure) Education Plan 2 What is my main problem. I have been having a type of non-epileptic spell called psychogenic seizures. These spells look like seizures, but they are not caused by abnormal electrical discharges in the brain.

This kind of spell is usually. Nonepileptic seizures are classified as a conversion disorder in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (DSM-IV).

Conversion disorder is included in the broader category of somatoform disorders. Dènahin Hinnoutondji Toffa, Laurence Poirier, Dang Khoa Nguyen, The first-line management of psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES) in adults in the emergency: a practical approach, Acta Epileptologica, /sy, 2, 1, ().Cited by: Hermann BP: Neuropsychological assessment in the diagnosis of non-epileptic seizures, in Rowan AJ, Gates JR (eds): Non-Epileptic Seizures.

Stoneham, MA: Butterworth-Heinemann,pp ; Kalogjera-Sackellares D, Sackellares JC: Analysis of MMPI patterns in patients with psychogenic pseudoseizures. Seizure Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Treatments That Work Ser.: Treating Nonepileptic Seizures: Therapist Guide by Jeffrey Peter Wincze and W.

Curt LaFrance Jr. (, Trade Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. The book "Differential Diagnosis in Adult Neuropsychological Assessment" (ISBN ) has a section headed "Non-Epileptic Seizures" on p This says "Non-epileptic seizures are seizures that do not original from a primary neurological cause in the brain.

The two types of non-epileptic seizures are physiological and psychogenic. Physiological non-epileptic seizures are caused by medical conditions. John Dougherty.

likes 1 talking about this. Lowering the Shield:Overcoming Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures, on. Non-epileptic seizures (NES), also known as non-epileptic events, are paroxysmal events that appear similar to an epileptic seizure but do not involve abnormal, rhythmic discharges of neurons in the brain.

Symptoms may include shaking, loss of consciousness, and loss of bladder control. They may or may not be caused by either physiological or psychological conditions. Febrile seizures can occur in a child with a high fever, and usually don't develop into epilepsy.

The chances of having another febrile seizure are 25% to 30%. The chances of having another. This book contains selected peer-reviewed articles that cover novel information on epileptic seizure and psychogenic non-epileptic seizures written by international researchers.

In this book, we discuss self-reporting technologies for supporting epilepsy treatment. We also discuss about the diagnostic testing in epilepsy genetic clinical practice. Clinical aspects related to diagnosis in. These books serve to emphasize what can be done for people with all kinds of seizures and lay out a management strategy which will set a gold standard, especially for people with non-epileptic seizures." --Michael Trimble, MD, Professor Emeritus of Behavioural Neurology, Institute of.

Taking Control of Your Seizures: Workbook offers a comprehensive approach to improving seizure control and enhancing quality of life. It is intended to be used by people with epileptic and nonepileptic seizures (NES), preferably with a therapist or health professional who acts as a seizure counselor.

It is also intended for physicians, therapists, and other health professionals who. "Drs Dworetzky and Blaset, together with their team of international experts, have provided a concise and thorough review of psychogenic non epileptic seizures.

This book provides insightful pearls on diagnosis, mechanisms, and therapy and is a must read for all neurologists, psychiatrists, and psychologists involved in this underserved, large Price: $   There is no doubt that the increasing availability of video-telemetry and ambulatory EEG monitoring facilitates the diagnosis of non-epileptic seizures, but the management of patients remains challenging and poorly studied.

This new edition of a previous book arises from two conferences held in the US in and Author: D. Chadwick. Psychogenic non-epileptic spells (PNES) are also referred to as “pseudoseizures”, psychogenic seizures, non-epileptic seizures or stress-related spells.

PNES is a form of conversion disorder but misdiagnosis and delay in diagnosis is common [ 2, 3, 4 ].Author: Batool F. Kirmani, Diana Mungall Robinson, Jose Aceves, DavidGavito, Richard Phenis, Daniel Cruz. When this occurs, it is known as a psychogenic non-epileptic seizure (PNES).

These seizures are very real to the person experiencing them, and they have no conscious or voluntary control over them. Outwardly, these seizures resemble epileptic seizure types and can occur at any age.: Psychogenic Non-epileptic Seizures: A Guide () by Myers Ph.D., Lorna and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(52).Some people have seizures but do not have epilepsy.

These seizures have different causes and treatments. Minimum requirements for the diagnosis of psychogenic nonepileptic seizures: A staged approach () Subscribe to the ILAE Newsletter. To subscribe, please click on the button below. Please send me information about ILAE activities and other.