Psychological Non Epileptic Seizures
Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group

Treatment for psychogenic non-epileptic seizures: Love and light

This first half of this post is from September 2014 and the second portion is from June 2015 My name is JJ and I am 22. My seizures have been a sporadic problem since I was 13. They really became a problem December 2013. I had quit drinking in September, I later discovered my alcoholism was suppressing my seizures. My seizures became unbearable, I was unable to do the things I used to, I began seeking and searching...

Why do children have psychogenic seizures (PNES)? Is it because their parents are too nice to them?

In the last couple of weeks, an article started to appear in different social media outlets in which a neurologist was quoted as saying that an important contributing factor in functional illnesses (including seizures and paralysis) in children is that their parents are showering the children with “too much love and attention.” ...