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Research & Reviews  479 results

Direct verbal suggestibility: Measurement and significance.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.concog.2020.103036
Consciousness and Cognition; Oakley DA, Walsh E et. al.

Feb 8th, 2021 - Hypnotic suggestibility is part of the wider psychological trait of direct verbal suggestibility (DVS). Historically, DVS in hypnosis has informed theories of consciousness and of conversion disorder. More recently it has served as a research tool...

Electroconvulsive therapy in an adolescent patient with catatonia: a case report.
https://doi.org/10.1080/13554794.2020.1859545
Neurocase Clermont A, Loubriel D et. al.

Dec 10th, 2020 - Catatonia is characterized by motor and behavioral symptoms and can arise in a wide variety of medical and psychiatric conditions. We describe the case of a 16-year-old female with a history of anxiety and depression who presented with prominent s...

Understanding and Managing Adolescents with Conversion and Functional Disorders.
https://doi.org/10.1542/pir.2019-0042
Pediatrics in Review; Sunde KE, Hilliker DR et. al.

Dec 2nd, 2020 - A functional disorder is a constellation of bothersome physical symptoms that compromise regular function but for which there is no identifiable organic or psychiatric pathology. Functional disorders can present with various symptoms. Common forms...

Characteristics of men with conversion disorder.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.yebeh.2020.107556
Epilepsy & Behavior : E&B; Kaplan MJ, Privitera MD et. al.

Nov 28th, 2020 - Women comprise the majority of subjects with conversion disorders in nearly all studies. The authors previously identified 96 subjects with psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES) and found that female sex, alexithymia and childhood trauma were ...

Functional Seizures.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.emc.2020.09.007
Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America; Marcolini E, Tolchin B

Nov 21st, 2020 - Functional or psychogenic seizures have proved a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge for centuries. Functional seizures can look and feel similar to epileptic seizures but are instead a common and highly disabling form of functional neurologic di...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  501 results

Direct verbal suggestibility: Measurement and significance.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.concog.2020.103036
Consciousness and Cognition; Oakley DA, Walsh E et. al.

Feb 8th, 2021 - Hypnotic suggestibility is part of the wider psychological trait of direct verbal suggestibility (DVS). Historically, DVS in hypnosis has informed theories of consciousness and of conversion disorder. More recently it has served as a research tool...

Electroconvulsive therapy in an adolescent patient with catatonia: a case report.
https://doi.org/10.1080/13554794.2020.1859545
Neurocase Clermont A, Loubriel D et. al.

Dec 10th, 2020 - Catatonia is characterized by motor and behavioral symptoms and can arise in a wide variety of medical and psychiatric conditions. We describe the case of a 16-year-old female with a history of anxiety and depression who presented with prominent s...

Understanding and Managing Adolescents with Conversion and Functional Disorders.
https://doi.org/10.1542/pir.2019-0042
Pediatrics in Review; Sunde KE, Hilliker DR et. al.

Dec 2nd, 2020 - A functional disorder is a constellation of bothersome physical symptoms that compromise regular function but for which there is no identifiable organic or psychiatric pathology. Functional disorders can present with various symptoms. Common forms...

Characteristics of men with conversion disorder.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.yebeh.2020.107556
Epilepsy & Behavior : E&B; Kaplan MJ, Privitera MD et. al.

Nov 28th, 2020 - Women comprise the majority of subjects with conversion disorders in nearly all studies. The authors previously identified 96 subjects with psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES) and found that female sex, alexithymia and childhood trauma were ...

Functional Seizures.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.emc.2020.09.007
Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America; Marcolini E, Tolchin B

Nov 21st, 2020 - Functional or psychogenic seizures have proved a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge for centuries. Functional seizures can look and feel similar to epileptic seizures but are instead a common and highly disabling form of functional neurologic di...

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News  33 results

A 23-Year-Old With Blindness After a Fall She Can't Remember
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/921730_5

Nov 26th, 2019 - The treatment of conversion disorder requires a comprehensive multidisciplinary approach. An initial neurologic consultation serves to corroborate this possible diagnosis by eliminating organic causes of the symptoms present. Psychiatric consultat...

Judicious EEG use identifies pseudosyncope during tilt-table testing
https://www.mdedge.com/psychiatry/article/208545/anxiety-disorders/judicious-eeg-use-identifies-pseudosyncope-during-tilt?channel=184
M. Alexander Otto

Sep 22nd, 2019 - NEW ORLEANS – Limiting EEG during tilt-table testing to suspected pseudosyncope cases – instead of the common approaches, no EEG or EEG in everyone – greatly increases the chance of detecting the condition, according to an investigation from Vande.

Seizure-like episodes, but is it really epilepsy?
https://www.mdedge.com/psychiatry/article/205535/neurology/seizure-episodes-it-really-epilepsy/page/0/2?channel=47

Aug 1st, 2019 - Although NES is a common type of conversion disorder, it is often difficult to diagnose, manage, and treat. Patients often receive antiepileptic medications but continue to have worsening events that are refractory to treatment.

High Premature Death Rate for Psychogenic Seizures Troubling
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/906513

Dec 12th, 2018 - NEW ORLEANS — Patients with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES) have a mortality rate that is more than two times higher than the general population and die at a rate comparable with that of patients who have drug-resistant epilepsy, new rese...

High Premature Death Rate for Psychogenic Seizures Troubling
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/906513

Dec 12th, 2018 - NEW ORLEANS — Patients with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES) have a mortality rate that is more than two times higher than the general population and die at a rate comparable with that of patients who have drug-resistant epilepsy, new rese...

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