COMMENTARY--Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures and Mental Health Organizations

Benbadis, Selim R.
March 2013
Neurology Reviews;Mar2013, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p17
The author presents his views on a study related to the use of psychiatry consultations in treating patients suffering from non-epiepileptic seizures.


Related Articles

  • Health Matters. Whitaker, Phil // New Statesman;11/14/2014, Vol. 143 Issue 5236, p63 

    The author, a physician, discusses his effort to diagnose an elderly patient having seizure-like episodes where epilepsy had previously been ruled out. He says he made a diagnosis of pseudoseizures, or non-epileptic attack disorder (NEAD), a form of conversion illness based in emotional distress...

  • Group Educational Therapy Helps Psychogenic Seizure Patients. Otto, M. Alexander // Neurology Reviews;Jan2013, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p9 

    The article presents reports that counseling and group therapy sessions will be more effective for the patients diagnosed with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures. It focuses on Professor Atul Maheshwari who said that team approach with a neurologist and psychiatrist gives the best outcomes for...

  • Multicenter Pilot Treatment Trial for Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures. LaFrance Jr, W. Curt; Baird, Grayson L.; Barry, John J.; Blum, Andrews.; Webb, Anne Frank; Keitner, Gabor I.; Machan, Jason T.; Miller, Ivan; Szaflarski, Jerzy P. // JAMA Psychiatry;Sep2014, Vol. 71 Issue 9, p997 

    IMPORTANCE There is a paucity of controlled treatment trials for the treatment of conversion disorder, seizures type, also known as psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES). Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures, the most common conversion disorder, are as disabling as epilepsy and are not...

  • The violence of despair: Consultation to a HeadStart program following the Los Angeles uprising... Stuber, Margaret L.; Nader, Kathleen O. // Community Mental Health Journal;June97, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p235 

    Focuses on an acute trauma consultation to a HeadStart program to study children affected by violence after the uprising on April 29 to May 4, 1992 in Los Angeles, California. Methodology used by consultants in obtaining authorization for the purposes and structure of consultation; Comparison...

  • That Old Shrinking Feeling. Way, Deborah // Indianapolis Monthly;Mar2003, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p18 

    Reports on the aid of a psychiatrist taken by the author after ending a troubled relationship. Kind of psychiatrist help required by the author; Behavior of the author during her sessions with the psychiatrist; Efforts of the psychiatrist in helping the author to overcome her problem.

  • P.S.--They Marked Him 'Normal' O'Connor, Roderick B. // Saturday Evening Post;12/13/1947, Vol. 220 Issue 24, p45 

    The article presents an anecdote about a physician and his patient who are engaged in a psychiatric consultation.

  • When parents seek 'counselling' for an adolescent. Sarkar, Siddharth; Kar, Sujita Kumar // Journal of Indian Association for Child & Adolescent Mental Heal;2015, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p306 

    Psychiatric consultation for 'counselling' by parents of adolescents for minor behavioural ailments are not uncommon in India. Most of these adolescents don't qualify for any syndromal psychiatric disorder, but their behaviour is just falling outside the expected norm decided by their parents....

  • Medicine and the Law: Use and abuse of psychiatric testimony. Chiswick, Derek // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);3/30/1985, Vol. 290 Issue 6473, p975 

    Focuses on the importance of psychiatric consultation within the traditional framework of the doctor and patient relationship. Limitation of psychiatric testimony; Expertise of psychiatry; Evaluation of psychiatric ethics for the practice of the profession.

  • I once told the nation that it was quite fun when they tossed each other off. I was talking about stag beetles wrestling on a small podium. Smith, Penny // New Statesman;9/16/2002, Vol. 131 Issue 4605, p9 

    Presents an article on the life of a female television personality. Satisfaction from home; Situation in a television talk show; Disadvantages of getting psychiatric counseling from experts.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics