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VIDEO: Psychogenic seizure patients probably okay to drive


AT AES 2014


SEATTLE – To be safe, neurologists usually tell patients with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures to limit their driving as much as patients with confirmed epilepsy.

That might be an unnecessary restriction on their quality of life, however, according to a study from the Phoenix branch of the Mayo Clinic.

Epileptologist Dr. Kristine Ziemba, who conducted the study while a fellow at the Mayo Clinic, and is now a neurologist in St. Petersburg, Fla., explained why in a video interview at the annual meeting of the American Epilepsy Society.

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