Psychological Non Epileptic Seizures
Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group

Psychogenic non epileptic seizures (PNES) can disrupt life in a multitude of ways

Some think that because psychogenic non epileptic seizures are “psychological” that they somehow have less of an impact on life. But for many who have PNES, it can feel like a prison (see picture of handcuffs). PNES has some very real emotional and physical effects and the potential to affect the finances and independence of the patient in a multitude of ways. The unexpected nature of the psychogenic events can...