Psychological Non Epileptic Seizures
Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group

Drumroll…. Fifth Annual Conference on Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES) will be taking pla...

Five years ago, at the Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group, we took a leap into the unknown and organized our first ever PNES conference for patient and caregivers. Just days before the conference was to take...

A fantastic new book on psychogenic non-epileptic seizures “In our words” and why some h...

This blog post has two parts to it. The first part will talk about a wonderful new book called “In Our Words” edited by Markus Reuber, Gregg Rawlings and Steven C. Schachter and which features testimonials...

Raising PNES awareness

Every so often, I have an invited writer contribute something relevant to PNES on this blog.  Recently, I heard from John Dougherty, author of “Lowering the Shield: Overcoming Psychogenic...

Book recommendation: Trauma and Recovery-The aftermath of violence from domestic abuse to political ...

In 1992, Dr. Herman published this groundbreaking book that, over the years, has helped educate countless clinicians who treat traumatized individuals. I believe I came upon this first edition in 1995.  The...

Upcoming annual conference on psychogenic non-epileptic seizures 2018-we need your input

The date has now been announced: October 20th, 2018 from 8:30AM-4PM The place has also been announced: Malcolm Forbes Auditorium Morristown Medical Center 100 Madison Ave, Morristown, NJ 07960 Now, all we...

A firefighter diagnosed with psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES) and post-traumatic stress dis...

Yesterday, an article in print and video format came out in which a Canadian firefighter describes the long road he traveled with his diagnosis of PNES. In it, he explains how he started to have problems after...

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