Objective: This case study describes the neuropsychological consequences of a 33 year old, Caucasian, right-handed female who was diagnosed with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES) in 2011. Method: Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES) often manifests with symptoms associated with epileptic seizures as a result of some form of psychological distress as opposed to abnormal brain wave activity. Symptoms may resemble complex partial or absence seizures with atypical movements, falling, reduced attention, or staring. Initially, this disorder is difficult to diagnose, however, it becomes more viable following negative neuroimaging, serial EEG's, and video EEG monitoring. Approximately 85% of patients suspected of having PNES occur when they have at least 2 normal EEG's, with at least 2 seizures per week and nontherapeutic response to antiseizure medication. This occurred in this individual, and thus, she was referred for comprehensive neuropsychological consultation. Results: HC's neuropsychological test results (4/22/15) suggested reduced cognitive efficiency and adaptive abilities as...

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