Information about non epileptic seizures and Non Epileptic Attack Disorder.

Minimum requirements for the diagnosis of NEAD

By on 21 July 2015 in General

For many people, getting the right diagnosis can take some time. It can be difficult for patients to understand why this should be. Follow the link for an academic article by the International League Against Epilepsy
Nonepileptic Seizures Task Force laying out the diagnostic criteria used by neurologists and explaining why a video EEG is so important in confirming a NEAD diagnosis. In this article, the term PNES (psychogenic non epileptic seizures) is used which is name most commonly given to NEAD in the USA. To read the article, click here.

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