One in four people admitted to hospital for an epilepsy evaluation because they are experiencing uncontrolled seizures have psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES), an Australian study has found. And patients diagnosed with PNES have an almost three-fold higher mortality rate above the general population, dying at a rate comparable to those with drug-resistant epilepsy, according to ...
Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures common but patients ‘fall between the cracks’
By Michael Woodhead
22 Jul 2020