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Diphenylhydantoin: its usefulness in clinical disorders of a non-epileptic nature.

American College of Neuropsychopharmacology.

Diphenylhydantoin: its usefulness in clinical disorders of a non-epileptic nature.

by American College of Neuropsychopharmacology.

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Published by Research in Organic Psychiatry in [Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Phenytoin.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesInternational journal of neuropsychiatry,, v. 3, Supplement no. 2
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRM666.D57 A4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination73 p.
    Number of Pages73
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5600200M
    LC Control Number68006487

      phenytoin (with or without phenobarbital) (Olsen et al. , Selby et al. ). However, IARC noted that brain tumors could have been the cause of the seizure disorder and were unlikely to be drug re-lated. Findings from case-control studies were inclusive (IARC ). Properties Phenytoin is a white, odorless powder at room temperature (Ak File Size: KB. Alternate names frequently used for PNES are non-epileptic attack disorder, functional seizures, stress seizures, psychogenic seizures, and pseudoseizures. The last has largely fallen out of favor because of the pejorative nature of the term “pseudo,” which may imply that the symptoms are not real and therefore undermine the impact of the Author: Omair H. Abbasi, TsungWai Aw.

    Autism is a developmental disorder characterized by difficulties with social interaction and communication, and by restricted and repetitive behavior. Parents often notice signs during the first three years of their child's life. These signs often develop gradually, though some children with autism experience worsening in their communication and social skills after reaching .   A Clinical Guide to Epileptic Syndromes and Their Treatment by C. P. Panayiotopoulos, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(2).

    By , it looked as if its superior side effect profile would increase its use in epilepsy in the United States. That same year, a review was published stating that primidone and phenobarbital were used less often in the United Kingdom due to their greater tendency to cause behavior disorders and interfere with learning in young lism: Hepatic.   The most important diagnostic problem in epileptology is to distinguish epileptic seizures from syncope and from psychogenic attacks. A less common problem is the need to distinguish epilepsy from other paroxysmal disorders with which it may overlap. Improved understanding of ion channel disorders has blurred the definition of epilepsy.1 The diagnosis Cited by:


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Diphenylhydantoin: its usefulness in clinical disorders of a non-epileptic nature by American College of Neuropsychopharmacology. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Int J Neuropsychiatry. Dec;3:Suppl Diphenylhydantoin. Its usefulness in clinical disorders of a non-epileptic nature. Discussion on safety. Therapeutic failures in epileptic children due to impaired diphenylhydantoin bioavailability. This study is a double-blind comparison of the clinical effects of diphenylhydantoin (DPH) and phenobarbital among 80 adult psychoneurotic, non-epileptic o Patients were assigned at random to eight weeks of treatment with DPH mg or phenobarbital 90 mg by: 9.

Non-Epileptic Childhood Paroxysmal Disorders The nature of these episodic events in many circumstances leads to their erroneous identification as epileptic in nature. This book serves as a compendium of those episodically manifest entities often uniquely observed in childhood.

Specific clinical entities encompassed within the general 5/5(1). Epilepsy, one of the most prevalent neurological disorders, affects approximately 1% (greater than 60 million) of the world's population.

In an estimated 20 million of these patients, seizures are not controlled even by multiple anti-seizure drugs, and are extremely difficult to predict. Epilepsy is a common but serious brain disorder.

It is universal, with no age, sex, geographical, Epileptic attacks Non-epileptic attacks A. Clinical features Resemble classical seizure patterns Yes No Tongue biting Yes The presence or absence and the nature of these stages are important for diagnosing the seizure Size: KB.

In order to use functional connectivity patterns for drug screening, we first use k-means clustering to identify individual neurons (supervoxels) in the image and then we determine the correlation of activity between all pairs of neurons in all areas in our brain atlas (see Methods for details).Cited by: 2.

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iv CONTENTS 9. Conditions co-existing with epilepsy Cerebral palsy are confident that an evaluation in five years time whether the book has served its purpose will be positive.

viFile Size: KB. The particular properties of the MECP2 protein are clearly explained with its role in epigenetic control, as well as its disordered protein nature enabled by a particular amino acid sequence Cited by: 1.

Author(s): Symposium on Diphenylhydantoin,( New York); American College of Neuropsychopharmacology. Title(s): Diphenylhydantoin; its usefulness in clinical disorders of a non-epileptic nature. Country of Publication: United States Publisher: Chicago, Research in Organic Psychiatry, inc.

Description: 73 p. Phenytoin, a classical anticonvulsant has been little studied in bipolar disorder. We completed a trial of phenytoin in mania and schizoaffective disorder, manic type.

Thirty-nine patients entered a 5-wk double-blind controlled trial of haloperidol+phenytoin vs. haloperidol+placebo; 30 patients completed at least 3 wk; 25 completed 5 wk.

The skeptics of effectiveness of diphenylhydantoin in these nonepileptic or subictal disorders state that (a) most clinical studies have not ruled out a placebo effect; (b) if there are, indeed, any favorable effects of the kind reported they are weak; and (c) the rating scales and self-report measures used in many of these studies are subject to many errors (e.g., see Wittenborn, Cited by:   A differential diagnosis was carried out between organic and somatoform symptoms.

Thus, both a clinical investigation and a psychiatric evaluation were performed. The reported symptoms were investigated with a Clinical-EEG-polygraphic study that confirmed the non-epileptic nature of the seizures presented by the : Noemi Faedda, Valentina Baglioni, Giulia Natalucci, Ignazio Ardizzone, Mauro Camuffo, Rita Cerutti.

In clinical practice, EEG still represents the most important functional examination in the study CNS development and its anatomical and physiological integrity throughout life. In the pathological context, EEG provides indispensable diagnostic information for classification of epileptic syndromes, and it is also valuable in all the other CNS Brand: Springer International Publishing.

This book is written for those who evaluate the many quirks and behaviors encountered in the lives of developing children. The number of important pathologic conditions that befall this age group is staggering.

However, equally staggering is the number of episodic and often benign or developmentally programmed paroxysmal events encountered in this population. Epilepsy is a group of neurological disorders characterized by recurrent epileptic seizures. Epileptic seizures are episodes that can vary from brief and nearly undetectable periods to long periods of vigorous shaking.

These episodes can result in physical injuries, including occasionally broken bones. In epilepsy, seizures have a tendency to recur and, as a rule, have no. Non epileptic paroxysmal events are recurrent movement disorders with acute onset and ending, which may mimic epilepsy.

The duration, place, timing of. Phenytoin (PHT), sold under the brand name Dilantin among others, is an anti-seizure medication. It is useful for the prevention of tonic-clonic seizures and focal seizures, but not absence seizures.

The intravenous form is used for status epilepticus that does not improve with lism: liver. Functional Neurologic Disorders, the latest volume in the Handbook of Clinical Neurology series, summarizes state-of-the-art research findings and clinical practice on this class of disorders at the interface between neurology and chapter volume offers an historical introduction, chapters on epidemiology and pathophysiolology, a large section on the clinical.

Psychogenic non‐epileptic seizures (PNES), also known as dissociative seizures, are paroxysms of altered subjective experience, involuntary movements and reduced self‐control that can resemble epileptic seizures, but have distinct clinical characteristics and a complex neuropsychiatric by: 1.Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is the most commonly used psychological treatment for FND.

CBT has been developed from a strong theoretical basis centred on research in both psychology and the broader neurosciences 1. It has been used in different forms to treat many psychological problems, particularly depression and anxiety disorders (e.g.In Clinical Neurology for Psychiatrists (Sixth Edition), Psychogenic Seizures.

Psychogenic seizures and physiologic seizure‐like events, such as breath‐holding spells, fall within the category of nonepileptic seizures. Psychogenic seizures, which occur 5% to 10% as frequently as epileptic seizures, usually develop in females aged 19 to 35 years, relatives of patients with .