As detailed in the Methods section, the diagnosis was established using a plethora of important clinical data, such as psychiatric history, information about abusive experiences, details regarding the semiology of the seizures, and using, as well, a hypnotic protocol that induced a full-blown psychogenic
seizure in front of the clinician in charge.
Keep clinical suspicion high for psychogenic
polydipsia (PPD) or self-induced water intoxication (i.
skin excoriations: diagnostic criteria, semiological analysis and psychiatric profiles.
NonEpileptic Seizures: Current Knowledge and Contributions of the Study of Emotions
illness following oral cholera immunization in Ca Mau City.
While this condition is known in the literature, only a few doctors in the world study it and treat patients with psychogenic
fevers," says Professor Andrej Romanovsky, of St.
In cases where the signs and symptoms of an underlying lung disease can not be found and in cases where there is no response to empirical treatment, psychogenic
cough is considered frequently (4, 5).
vomiting is defined by LEIBOVICH (1) as vomiting without any obvious organic pathology, or 'functional' vomiting, resulting from psychological mechanisms.
Etiology and Treatment of Psychogenic
Voice Disorder: Results of a Follow-up Study of Thirty Patients.
tremor can occur at rest or during postural or active movement, and often will occur in all 3 situations (Table 2, page 26).
Mass hysteria or mass psychogenic
illnesses are the labels for these kinds of events, assigning a causal relationship to individual temporary disorders of the affected vaccinees, out of the immunization program's control.