Information about non epileptic seizures and Non Epileptic Attack Disorder.

Tag: Psychogenic non epileptic seizures

Documentary about NEAD

By on 4 November 2017 in News

Dis-sociated will be a feature length documentary about Dissociative Seizures, also known as Non-epileptic Attack Disorder (NEAD) or Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures (PNES). This documentary is the vision of Clea Martin Vargas who decided to create it after her friend was diagnosed with NEAD. Funding is now required for post production costs. You can find out […]

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The Misdiagnosis of Epilepsy and NEAD

By on 24 May 2016 in News

Journalism student, Abi Simpson knows exactly what it is like to have NEAD having been diagnosed with the condition in 2013. When asked to do an assignment for her University course, Abi jumped at the chance to research more into NEAD. You can read Abi’s resulting article here.

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New Research Project

By on 9 November 2015 in News

We have been asked to take part in a research project which is being conducted by the Royal Hallamshire Hospital in Sheffield by a PhD student of Prof Markus Reuber. The project will run until November 2016. Read the following and if you are interested, click on the link to find out how to register: […]

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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 […]

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