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Synonyms for seizure

Synonyms for seizure

the act of catching, especially a sudden taking and holding

the act of taking something for oneself

a seizing and holding by law

the act of taking quick and forcible possession of

a sudden and often acute manifestation of a disease

Synonyms for seizure

a sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a disease

the act of taking of a person by force

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Application of signal detection theory to verbal memory testing to distinguish patients with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures from patients with epileptic seizures.
Relationship between semiology of psychogenic nonepileptic seizures and minnesota multiphasic personality inventory profile.
Psychopathology and quality of life: psychogenic nonepileptic seizures versus epilepsy.
Failure to recognize psychogenic nonepileptic seizures may cause death.
The burden of psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES) in context: PNES and medically unexplained symptoms.
Trauma, stress, and preconscious threat processing in patients with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures.
Characteristics of male veterans with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures.
Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures resemble epileptic seizures but are caused by psychological distress.
one recent study suggested that ictal eye closure, the involuntary opening or closing of the eyelid during a seizure, was a reliable indicator for differentiating between epileptic seizures and psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNEs), as fifty of fifty-two patients with PNEs closed their eyes during seizure activity, while 152 of 156 patients with epileptic seizures opened their eyes during seizure activity.
Risk factors for psychogenic nonepileptic seizures in children and adolescents with epilepsy.
Researchers conducted an exploratory study in 55 youth diagnosed with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES), and 35 sibling controls, finding those with PNES had a much higher incidence of anxiety, depression, posttraumatic stress disorder, and significantly higher somatization and anxiety sensitivity scores than did their non-PNES siblings.
Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES) often occur in conjunction with early trauma, dissociative symptoms, and PTSD.
Cluster analysis of clinical seizure semiology of psychogenic nonepileptic seizures.
6,31) Our group (32) recently reported that approximately one-half of patients diagnosed with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures at an epilepsy center fail SVTs.