Crisi non epilettiche di natura psicogena: Aspetti clinici e psicologici

Translated title of the contribution: Non-epileptic psychogenic seizures: Clinical and psychological findings

C. Galimberti, M. Ratti, R. Murelli, I. Sartori, N. Zanotta, R. Manni, A. Tartara

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We evaluated the ictal symptoms and psychological features (by DSM-IV diagnoses and CBA Scales) in two groups of patients with non-epileptic psychogenic seizures (PNES), with or without epilepsy (E). Autonomic symptoms were significantly more frequent among the patients with PNES without E. Somatoform Disorders were the prevalent diagnosis in both groups. The scores of CBA 'Psychophysiological Distress' scale were higher in the PNES patients than in the epilepsy patients of the control groups.

Translated title of the contributionNon-epileptic psychogenic seizures: Clinical and psychological findings
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)327-328
Number of pages2
JournalBollettino - Lega Italiana contro l'Epilessia
Issue number102-103
Publication statusPublished - 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology


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