one recent study suggested that ictal eye closure, the involuntary opening or closing of the eyelid during a seizure, was a reliable indicator for differentiating between epileptic seizures and psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNEs), as fifty of fifty-two patients with PNEs closed their eyes during seizure activity, while 152 of 156 patients with epileptic seizures opened their eyes during seizure activity.
What does PNES stand for?
PNES stands for Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures
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We have 2 other meanings of PNES in our Acronym Attic
- Provinciale Noordbrabantse Energie Maatschappij (Dutch: North Provincial Energy Society)
- Pacific Northwest Electron Microscopy Society (Microscopy Society of America)
- Peninsula Northeast of Pravoka (Final Fantasy video game)
- Practical Nurse Education Program (Connecticut)
- Provincial Nuclear Emergency Plan (Canada)
- Pacific Northwest Endurance Rides
- Pudendal Nerve-Evoked Response (neurology)
- Programa Nacional de Emergencia y Recuperacion Económica (Spanish: National Economic Emergency and Recovery Program; Guatemala)
- Provincial Nuclear Emergency Response Plan (Canada)
- Pines (street suffix)
- Proton Nucleus Elastic Scattering Data (physics)
- Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor (oncology)
- Peaceful Nuclear Explosions Treaty
- Peripheral Neuro-Ectodermal Tumor (pathology)
- Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor
- Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors of the Posterior Fossa
- Public Non-Exclusive Telecommunication Service
- Parents' National Education Union (UK)
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Byline: ANI Washington, April 16 (ANI): Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) can benefit patients with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES), according to a new study.