Information about non epileptic seizures and Non Epileptic Attack Disorder.

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Get Involved: Research into NEAD

By on 23 August 2017 in General
Get Involved: Research into NEAD

Research is so important as it leads to a better understanding of the condition and hopefully to better and more effective treatments. Ongoing research projects in which you may like to participate include one which assesses how different self-perceptions (self-compassion, gratitude, perfectionism) are related to how individuals with epilepsy and non-epileptic attack disorder cope with their […]

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Mental Health Services and NEAD

By on 6 January 2016 in General
Mental Health Services and NEAD

The currently accepted best treatment for NEAD is cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). However, accessing treatment can be a very hit and miss affair, depending on where you live. Funding has been cut to the bone for mental health services which means ridiculous things happening, such as one of our members being told that the therapist […]

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Initial Findings From Arizona State University Research

By on 3 January 2016 in News

Sometime ago, we were asked to take part in research being conducted at Arizona State University into how emotions affect the brain, particularly in regard to non epileptic seizures. The research project is ongoing but some initial findings have been sent out in a letter to participants which are as follows: What are “non-epileptic seizures”? […]

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Coping with Emotions Around NEAD

By on 16 April 2015 in General
Coping with Emotions Around NEAD

Getting the diagnosis of NEAD may raise a variety of mixed feelings and emotions. Here are some of them and ways in which you can deal with them. Denial It can be very hard to accept the diagnosis. The stigma attached to being diagnosed with a mental health issue is still very strong, despite efforts […]

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What is CBT?

By on 3 April 2015 in General
What is CBT?

CBT stands for cognitive behavioural therapy. It’s a form of talking therapy that helps you to work through your problems by changing the way you think (cognitive) and the way you behave (behavioural). It is currently considered to be the best treatment for people with NEAD. There is such pressure on mental health services in […]

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