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A stress-system model for functional neurological symptoms
Kozlowska, Kasia. Journal of the Neurological Sciences , Volume 383 , 151 – 152
Imaging study identifies brain structural changes linked to physical, mental health in FND patients
News Medical, article source: http://www.massgeneral.org/about/pressrelease.aspx?id=2140 (accessed 29/8/2017)
“Blaming, shaming, humiliation”: Stigmatising medical interactions among people with non-epileptic seizures [version 1; referees: 1 approved with reservations]
Robson C and Lian OS. Wellcome Open Res 2017, 2:55 (doi: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.12133.1)
A preliminary investigation of sleep quality in functional neurological disorder: Poor sleep appears common, and is associated with functional impairment
Graham, Christopher D. et al. Journal of the Neurological Sciences , Volume 378 , 163 – 166
A pilot study of reduction in healthcare costs following the application of intensive short-term dynamic psychotherapy for psychogenic non-epileptic seizures
Russell, Leo A. et al. Epilepsy & Behavior , Volume 63 , 17 – 19
FND: Patient Priorities – Physiotherapy
Results of Patient and Public Involvement study for those with symptoms affecting their movement. Glenn Neilsen (Uploaded 23/12/16)
Functional Disorders in Neurology
Stone, Jon et al. Neurologic Clinics , Volume 34 , Issue 3 , 667 – 681
Functional neurological disorders: mechanisms and treatment
Lehn, A., Gelauff, J., Hoeritzauer, I. et al. J Neurol (2016) 263: 611. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00415-015-7893-2
Inpatient Physiotherapy for Functional (Psychogenic) Gait Disorder: A Case Series of 35 Patients
Matthews, A., Brown, M. and Stone, J. (2016), Mov Disord Clin Pract, 3: 603–606. doi:10.1002/mdc3.12325
It Is All In Their Head: Functional MRI identifies Neural Abnormalties in Patients with Functional Movement Disorders
Talan, Jamie. Neurology Today, Volume 16 – Issue 14 – pp 1,12–14
Psychogenic Explanations of Physical Illness
Carolyn E. Wilshire, Tony Ward. Perspectives on Psychological Science. Vol 11, Issue 5, pp. 606 – 631
Towards an integrative theory of psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES)
Brown, Richard J et al. Clinical Psychology Review , Volume 47 , July 2016 , Pages 55–70
Which patients with epilepsy are at risk for psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES)? A multicenter case-control study
Wissel, Benjamin D. et al. Epilepsy & Behavior , Volume 61 , 180 – 184
Cranial functional (psychogenic) movement disorders
Kaski, Diego et al. The Lancet Neurology , Volume 14 , Issue 12 , 1196 – 1205
Differences in illness perceptions between patients with non-epileptic seizures and functional limb weakness
Ludwig, Lea et al. Journal of Psychosomatic Research , Volume 79 , Issue 3 , 246 – 249
Functional (psychogenic) movement disorders associated with normal scores in psychological questionnaire: A case control study
van der Hoeven, Renske M. et al. Journal of Psychosomatic Research , Volume 79 , Issue 3 , 190 – 194
Outcomes of a 5-day physiotherapy programme for functional (psychogenic) motor disorders
Journal of Neurology, 2015, Volume 262, Number 3, Page 674
The body electric: a long view of electrical therapy for functional neurological disorders
Laura McWhirter, Alan Carson, Jon Stone; Brain 2015; 138 (4): 1113-1120. doi: 10.1093/brain/awv009
From Psychogenic Movement Disorder to Function Movement Disorder: It’s Time to Change the Name
Mark J. Edwards, Jon Stone, Anthony E. Lang. Mov Disord. 2014 Jun; 29(7): 849–852. Published online 2013 Jul 10. doi: 10.1002/mds.25562
Functional disorders in the Neurology section of ICD-11: A landmark opportunity
Stone J, Hallett M, Carson A, Bergen D, Shakir R. Neurology. 2014;83(24):2299-2301. doi:10.1212/WNL.0000000000001063.
Loss of sensory attenuation in patients with functional (psychogenic) movement disorders
Isabel Pareés, Harriet Brown, Atsuo Nuruki, Rick A. Adams, Marco Davare, Kailash P. Bhatia, Karl Friston, Mark J. Edwards. Brain 2014; 137 (11): 2916-2921. doi: 10.1093/brain/awu237
Multidisciplinary treatment for functional neurological symptoms: a prospective study
Demartini B, Batla A, Petrochilos P, Fisher L, Edwards MJ, Joyce E. Journal of Neurology. 2014;261(12):2370-2377. doi:10.1007/s00415-014-7495-4.
Physical precipitating factors in functional movement disorders
Pareés, Isabel et al. Journal of the Neurological Sciences , Volume 338 , Issue 1 , 174 – 177
Psychological and behavioural treatments for adults with non-epileptic attack disorder
, , . Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD006370. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006370.pub2.
Treatment of Functional (Psychogenic) Movement Disorders
Ricciardi L, Edwards MJ. Neurotherapeutics. 2014;11(1):201-207. doi:10.1007/s13311-013-0246-x.
Tremor retrainment as therapeutic strategy in psychogenic (functional) tremor
Espay A, Edwards M, Oggioni G, et al. Parkinsonism & related disorders. 2014;20(6):647-650. doi:10.1016/j.parkreldis.2014.02.029.
Using reaction time and co-contraction to differentiate acquired (secondary) from functional “fixed” dystonia
Macerollo A, Batla A, Kassavetis P, Parees I, Bhatia KP, Edwards MJ. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry. 2015;86(8):933-934. doi:10.1136/jnnp-2014-309040.
Functional movement disorders are not uncommon in the elderly
Batla, A., Stamelou, M., Edwards, M. J., Pareés, I., Saifee, T. A., Fox, Z. and Bhatia, K. P. (2013), Mov Disord., 28: 540–543. doi:10.1002/mds.25350
Imaging Psychogenic Movement Disorders
Mehta AR, Rowe JB, Schrag AE. Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports. 2013;13(11):402. doi:10.1007/s11910-013-0402-z.
Neurobiology of functional (psychogenic) movement disorders
Edwards MJ, Fotopoulou A, Pareés I. Current Opinion in Neurology. 2013;26(4):442-447. doi:10.1097/WCO.0b013e3283633953.
Physiotherapy for functional (psychogenic) motor symptoms: A systematic review
Nielsen, Glenn et al. Journal of Psychosomatic Research , Volume 75 , Issue 2 , 93 – 102
They’re not just in your head – functional neurological disorders
Amie Peterson, M.D., Neuroscience, Brain Institute OHSI, Published 3rd July 2013
A Bayesian Account of ‘hysteria’
Edwards, Mark J. et al. Brain 135.11 (2012): 3495–3512.
Functional (psychogenic) movement disorders: merging mind and brain
Edwards, Mark J et al. The Lancet Neurology , Volume 11 , Issue 3 , 250 – 260
Functional movement disorders: Successful treatment with a physical therapy rehabilitation protocol
Czarnecki, Kathrin et al. Parkinsonism & Related Disorders , Volume 18 , Issue 3 , 247 – 251