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Are pseudo seizures due to a psychological problem or a underlying medical problem?

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Dr. Walter Husar
Neurology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Pseudo seizures

Are due to a psychological/psychiatric problem or issue.

In brief: Pseudo seizures

Are due to a psychological/psychiatric problem or issue.
Dr. Walter Husar
Dr. Walter Husar
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not medical

Pseudo seizures are related to an underlying psychological problem, most commonly anxiety.
The often occur in individuals who are having epileptic seizures.

In brief: Not medical

Pseudo seizures are related to an underlying psychological problem, most commonly anxiety.
The often occur in individuals who are having epileptic seizures.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not always

Patients with pseudoseizures do not know whether they are having pseudoseizures.
I do not blame psychiatric conditions. More with enormous stress and not being able to cope may cause pseudoseizure.

In brief: Not always

Patients with pseudoseizures do not know whether they are having pseudoseizures.
I do not blame psychiatric conditions. More with enormous stress and not being able to cope may cause pseudoseizure.
Dr. Dipakkumar Pandya
Dr. Dipakkumar Pandya
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