Numerous studies have evaluated the clinical differentiation between nonepileptic seizures (NESs) and epileptic seizures. This section addresses the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of NESs, and provides a guide for discussing the diagnosis of NES with patients.

Adapted from: Rowan AJ. Diagnosis and management of nonepileptic seizures. In: Schachter SC, Schomer DL, eds. The comprehensive evaluation and treatment of epilepsy. San Diego, CA: Academic Press; 1997. p. 173-184. With permission from Elsevier (

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Orrin Devinsky
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