Psychological Non Epileptic Seizures
Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group

New Publication examines how psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES or NEAD) are represented on th...

Many health professionals still hold misconceptions regarding PNES itself. Many still believe that the psychogenic episodes are somehow voluntary in nature. Others are uncertain about prognosis and when it...

New International Research Project for persons living with PNES (NEAD)

Six months ago, Prof. Markus Reuber and one of his doctoral graduate students launched a research study in which patients diagnosed with PNES and epilepsy were invited to participate in a writing experience...

Third Annual Psychogenic Seizures (PNES) Non epileptic attack disorder Conference to be held in New ...

This year’s conference promises to be superb.  We are honored to have as our invited speaker, pediatric neuropsychiatrist, Dr. Rochelle Caplan of UCLA...

A Bike-a-thon to raise funds for Epilepsy Free which grants scholarships to persons with epilepsy an...

When I was a kid, I was not especially athletic. Rather, I was more on the bookish side of things. In fact, I am a bit ashamed of admitting but on more than one occasion, I convinced my mother to obtain a...

Pseudoseizures, the bias held by some health professionals and this really has to stop!

Warning: the content in this blog post may be upsetting and hurtful to the reader-it contains insulting and coarse language found on-line describing patients with PNES For a few months three of us have been...

Book recommendation: Guises of Desire is the beautifully told story of one of the best known patient...

The time and place: Vienna, Austria in the 1800’s.  The main character of the story is real: Bertha Pappenheim (AKA Anna O). In Guises of Desire, the author, Hilda Reilly, recounts Bertha’s intense years...

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