Psychological Non Epileptic Seizures
Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group

Now that you’ve been told you have PNES—What’s the next step?

Did you feel shocked and confused the day your doctor gave you the diagnosis of psychogenic non epileptic seizures?  Who wouldn’t?  How many months or years went by while you carried a diagnosis that wasn’t really yours?  But for many, the last straw isn’t this, but rather that you were informed that you did not have a “medical problem” and were told to seek out psychiatric and/or psychological...