Information about non epileptic seizures and Non Epileptic Attack Disorder.

Tag: functional neurological disorders

FND Awareness Day UK

By on 7 March 2018 in General
FND Awareness Day UK

This year we have partnered up with other UK charities and groups (see details below) to have a national day of raising awareness of Functional Neurological Disorders (FND), including Non Epileptic Attack Disorder (NEAD). Our theme for Awareness Day this year is: #Voices4FND We are asking for people to get involved by taking a short […]

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Grounding Techniques (Updated)

By on 17 April 2017 in General
Grounding Techniques (Updated)

When a seizure is about to happen, you go into what is known as a dissociative state. You may feel as if you are detached from your surroundings or as if the room is moving around, or just get a feeling of unreality. Not everyone gets this kind of feeling, sometimes known as an ‘aura’. […]

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New Research Project Announced

By on 8 October 2016 in News

A new research project has been announced by Dr Christopher Graham of the University of Leeds into the possible connection between sleep problems and NEAD and FND. “This study investigates whether people with functional neurological disorders (FND), including those with dissociative seizures/non-epileptic attacks, experience particular problems with sleep. We also want to see if poor […]

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New FND Action Website Launched!

By on 10 September 2016 in News

Our new website for people diagnosed with functional neurological symptoms has been launched! FND Action is a newly formed UK based non-profit organisation whose aim is to raise awareness of functional neurological symptoms and provide a support network for those diagnosed and their families. The purpose of this website is to provide you and your […]

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Neurology Third Sector Engagement Day

By on 18 September 2015 in News

Our group was invited to attend this event which was held in Stirling in Scotland. Our representative, Sue Downie, tells us how it went. The day was aimed at Third Sector representatives working to improve services and outcomes for people with lived experience of neurological conditions. Professor Craig White (Divisional Clinical Lead, Healthcare Quality and […]

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NEAD at the Edinburgh Fringe

By on 8 June 2015 in News

Dr Jon Stone, a specialist in Functional Neurological Disorders (of which NEAD is one) is holding an event as part of the world famous Edinburgh Fringe Festival. His talk, entitled ‘The Hidden World of Functional Disorders’ takes place on the 19th August 2015 at 3 pm. The venue is ‘Stand in the Square’ (venue number […]

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