Psychological Treatment Of Epilepsy

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A variety of treatment types has been used in the psychological management of epilepsy.148 There is evidence that seizures may respond to operant and/or classical conditioning and that seizure spread may be inhibited by the patient's own intervention, either by interruption strategies or EEC biofeedback.

Anxiety or stress may precipitate seizures, possibly through hyperventilation.149 Treatments aimed at reducing anxiety may reduce seizure frequency150"154 and are free of significant side effects. Psychological symptoms associated with epilepsy may merit treatment in their own right.155

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