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Adult-onset psychogenic nonepileptic seizures: A multicenter international study.

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Summary of "Adult-onset psychogenic nonepileptic seizures: A multicenter international study."

The aim of this multicenter international cross-cultural study was to compare clinical variables in a large sample of people with adult-onset psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES).

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Name: Epilepsy & behavior : E&B
ISSN: 1525-5069
Pages: 36-39

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