Flashcards in Non epileptic attacks Deck (7)
What is a fugue state?
A pathological state of altered conciousness where an individual may act and wander as normal but with no recollection of the event. Memory returns to normal following event.
Causes of functional attacks?
Anxiety or depression
Diagnosis of functional attacks
Outpatient EEG and video with provocation
Long term EEG
What is lingual analysis?
A patient can be talked into having an attack using psychological techniques (think Derren Brown)
What causes a seizure to occur?
Abnormal electrical discharge in part of the brain
Examples of somatosensory auras?