Non-epileptic crisis: paroxystic events of psychogenic origin




Non-Epileptic Psychogenic Crisis; Epilepsy; Video-Electroencephalogram; Traumatic events.


This article addresses the non-epileptic seizure in paroxysmal events of psychogenic origin. It discusses the difficulties that health professionals, responsible for the diagnosis, have when dealing with individuals who present epileptic signs and symptoms, but which, in turn, are not related to epilepsy. In this context, we investigate the process of diagnosing Non-Epileptic Psychogenic Crisis (NCNE). For this, the bibliographic research was used as a methodological procedure. During this process, data was collected from published articles that covered and portrayed the theme directed to clinical practice, thus, academic publications were analyzed, those of interest were selected, and through observation, the data were analyzed in order to gather the knowledge produced. About the subject. After research, it was concluded that it is necessary for health teams to be aware of the characteristics, diagnosis and treatment of a PNEC, so that, in the face of any apparent occurrence, they seek to investigate, in detail, the individual's life history and that, in sequence, the patient is referred to the video-electroencephalogram, in order to correctly discard or confirm the investigation and offer a resolutive treatment.

Author Biographies

Gabriela Gamba da Silva, União das Faculdades de Alta Floresta

Academic of the 10th semester of Nursing.

Andreia Cristina Pontarolo Lidoino, Universidade do Vale do Taquari

Effective teacher of Basic Education in the State Network of Mato Grosso, acting as Regional Coordinator of Alfabetiza MT, center of Alta Floresta Mato Grosso and at the Faculty of Alta Floresta FAF. Graduated in Pedagogy from the União das Faculdades de Alta Floresta (UNIFLOR), Postgraduate in Early Childhood Education and Literacy from AJES and in Neuropsychopedagogy and Inclusive Education from CENSUPEG, Master in Teaching from UNIVATES and PhD student in Teaching from UNIVATES. Experience in working in Basic Education from 1st to 5th year, Multifunctional Resource Room, Learning Laboratory and in Higher Education with the subjects of: Supervised Internship, Brazilian Sign Language, LIBRAS, Didactics, Literacy and Literacy, Fundamentals and Methodology of: Literacy. Publications of articles in the area of ​​Teaching and Education. Experience in working with continuing education of teachers for Early Childhood Education, 1st to 5th year, with the themes: Curriculum, planning, evaluation, disorders and deficiencies. He has a certificate of participation and lecturer in courses, mini-courses, workshops and lectures focused on Basic Education, Special Education and Higher Education.


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How to Cite

SILVA, G. G. da; LIDOINO, A. C. P. . Non-epileptic crisis: paroxystic events of psychogenic origin. Research, Society and Development, [S. l.], v. 11, n. 10, p. e415111032597, 2022. DOI: 10.33448/rsd-v11i10.32597. Disponível em: Acesso em: 4 oct. 2022.



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