Navigation Links
The Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group (NEREG) Offers First Conference on Psychogenic Non-epileptic Seizures (PNES) on September 20, 2014 in New Jersey
Date:9/1/2014

Mahwah, NJ (PRWEB) September 01, 2014

Psychogenic Non-epileptic Seizures (PNES), also known as non-epileptic attack disorder (NEAD) is a psychological disorder that can have devastating effects on those who develop it. These seizures look very much like epileptic seizures however, they are not produced by electrical anomalies in the brain but rather by emotional triggers. It is estimated that the numbers of persons suffering PNES may be greater than those affected by multiple sclerosis.

Dr. Lorna Myers, Director of the Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group’s Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures Diagnostic and Treatment Program and clinical psychologist, commented: “PNES is a serious psychological condition that is still not well understood by doctors or the public. This year we launched an ambitious educational program that aims to raise awareness about PNES and to bring the condition out of the shadows. This has included the publication of my book Psychogenic non-epileptic Seizures: A Guide available on Amazon, a monthly blog, and now this all-day conference on PNES.”

This educational program is meant for patients, loved ones and health professionals alike. The conference is free of charge. Specialists who work with PNES including epileptologists, neuropsychologists, social workers and clinical psychologists will be speaking on new advances in diagnosis and treatment of PNES.

The conference is taking place on September 20 from 8-4PM at the Sheraton Mahwah Hotel, 1 International Blvd Mahwah, NJ 07495 To register, email events(at)epilepsygroup(dot)com, or go to (choose PNES session): http://epilepsygroup.com/register_events.php?idseccion=6&idsubseccion=20&event_name=Annual Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group Conference&event_location=new jersey&event_date=2014-09-20

For an interview, please contact: Lorna Myers, Ph.D. at lmyers(at)epilepsygroup(dot)com or 212-661-7460, extension: 5.

  • Launched in 1998, NEREG is a multi-site practice in New Jersey, New York and Connecticut that offers unique services and comprehensive care to children and adults with epilepsy. NEREG provides state-of-the-art diagnostic procedures, 24/7 patient service, highly skilled and experienced practitioners, and exceptional specialty programs designed to cover a broad range of health care needs in each epilepsy and seizure patient. NEREG consists of sixteen board-certified epilepsy specialists with fellowship training in adult and childhood epilepsy, as well as many other highly skilled health care providers including pediatric/adult neurosurgeons, clinical psychologists, neuropsychologists, epilepsy nurse practitioners, a specially trained nutritionist and social worker.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/08/prweb12131994.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2014 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Northeasterns Barnett Institute announces formation of leading analytics company, BioAnalytix, LLC
2. Power Slowly Returns to Much of Northeast After Sandy
3. Heart Health Worst in the South, Best in Northeast
4. Archstone Dental In North Fort Worth Joins The Northeast Tarrant Chamber of Commerce
5. Dr. Marcelo Lancman, Medical Director of the Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group (NEREG) of New York and New Jersey Authors Book on New Epilepsy for Patients and Loved Ones
6. Soma Technology Inc. is Happy to Introduce Chris Mazzaia, Regional Sales Director for The Northeastern United States
7. US Sports Camps and the Northeast Field Hockey Clinic Announce New Partnership
8. NIKE Softball Camps Announces New Northeast Location at Bryant University
9. Shred for a Cure! Northeast Data Destruction Shredding Fundraiser Event
10. Document Shredding Fundraiser Hosted by Northeast Data Destruction
11. Paper Shredding Fundraiser hosted by Northeast Data Destruction
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/4/2016)... , ... December 03, 2016 , ... While James Earl ... serving as host for in a show called "Front Page". One of the forthcoming ... years, breast cancer rates have plummeted in large part due to early detection. Like ...
(Date:12/4/2016)... ... December 04, 2016 , ... Patients who wish to ... advantage of a cosmetic procedure known as Carbon Dioxide (C02) Fractional Laser ... of age spots, fine lines, uneven coloration, wrinkles, scarring, skin laxity or ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 02, 2016 , ... Lori G. Cohen and ... will speak at the American Conference Institute’s 21st Drug & Medical Device Litigation ... Lead Sponsor of the conference. , Cohen, who chairs the firm’s Pharmaceutical, Medical Device ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 02, 2016 , ... More than 100 business, civic, ... to attend the UNCF Dothan-Wiregrass Mayor’s Luncheon Dec. 9, 2016. This inaugural event, ... and operating support to UNCF-member institutions, including Miles College, Oakwood University, Tuskegee University, ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... , ... The annual time frame to change Medicare health and prescription drug ... 7th. Currently-enrolled Medicare beneficiaries who are looking to switch from their current plan to ... make changes during this period order for their new policy to go into effect ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/4/2016)... 2016  Results from the Phase II SUSTAIN study ... reduced the median annual rate of sickle cell-related pain ... 2.98, p=0.010) in patients with or without hydroxyurea therapy ... being featured in the official press briefing at the ... Meeting and presented during the Plenary Scientific Session tomorrow ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... December 2, 2016 - bioLytical lanza el INSTI HIV ... la OMS     Continue Reading ... ... , , bioLytical ... anunciado hoy que está expandiendo el lanzamiento de su INSTI HIV Self Test ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... December 2, 2016 According to the ... Market Study on Automated Endoscope Reprocessors: Single Basin Automated Endoscope ... 8.6% Between 2016 and 2024 " the global automated endoscope reprocessors market was ... to expand at a CAGR of 7.2% during an eight-year ... 1,367.6 Mn by 2024. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: