What doctors should do if condition is not epilepsy

Yale researchers Benjamin Tolchin , Steve Martino , and Lawrence Hirsch provide an overview of treatment options for those suffering from psychogenic non-epileptic attacks, a condition that mimics epilepsy but does not share its underlying neurological causes.

The authors argue in April 26 issue of JAMA Network that clinicians need to be better trained to recognize the disorder and refer patients to psychiatric counseling, such as cognitive behavioral therapy.


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