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Avoidance in nonepileptic attack disorder: A systematic review and meta-analyses

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Avoidance in nonepileptic attack disorder : A systematic review and meta-analyses. / Cullingham, Tasha; Kirkby, Antonia; Sellwood, William; Eccles, Fiona Juliet Rosalind.

In: Epilepsy and Behavior, Vol. 95, 01.06.2019, p. 100-111.

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Cullingham, T, Kirkby, A, Sellwood, W & Eccles, FJR 2019, 'Avoidance in nonepileptic attack disorder: A systematic review and meta-analyses', Epilepsy and Behavior, vol. 95, pp. 100-111.

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Cullingham T, Kirkby A, Sellwood W, Eccles FJR. Avoidance in nonepileptic attack disorder: A systematic review and meta-analyses. Epilepsy and Behavior. 2019 Jun 1;95:100-111.

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Cullingham, Tasha ; Kirkby, Antonia ; Sellwood, William ; Eccles, Fiona Juliet Rosalind. / Avoidance in nonepileptic attack disorder : A systematic review and meta-analyses. In: Epilepsy and Behavior. 2019 ; Vol. 95. pp. 100-111.

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title = "Avoidance in nonepileptic attack disorder: A systematic review and meta-analyses",
abstract = "BackgroundAvoidance is the active process of trying to escape from or not experience situations, places, thoughts, or feelings. This can be done through behavioral or cognitive strategies, or more broadly, a combination of both, utilized in an attempt to disengage from private experiences referred to as experiential avoidance (EA). Avoidance is considered important in the development and maintenance of nonepileptic attack disorder (NEAD). This review aimed to understand avoidance in NEAD and evaluate its role as a contributory factor.MethodsFourteen articles were identified by searching Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health (CINAHL), MEDLINE Complete, PsycINFO, and EMBASE and were combined in a narrative synthesis. Six of these articles were included in a meta-analysis comparing levels of EA for individuals with NEAD and healthy controls (HC), and four were included in a meta-analysis comparing EA in NEAD to epilepsy comparisons (EC).ConclusionsExperiential avoidance appears to be a strategy that is used by a high proportion of the population with NEAD. The group with NEAD utilized significantly more avoidance compared with both the HC and EC. However, further research is needed to understand the extent and types of avoidance that are relevant.",
keywords = "Nonepileptic attack disorder, Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures, Stomatization, Avoidance, Experiential avoidance",
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AU - Kirkby, Antonia

AU - Sellwood, William

AU - Eccles, Fiona Juliet Rosalind

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N2 - BackgroundAvoidance is the active process of trying to escape from or not experience situations, places, thoughts, or feelings. This can be done through behavioral or cognitive strategies, or more broadly, a combination of both, utilized in an attempt to disengage from private experiences referred to as experiential avoidance (EA). Avoidance is considered important in the development and maintenance of nonepileptic attack disorder (NEAD). This review aimed to understand avoidance in NEAD and evaluate its role as a contributory factor.MethodsFourteen articles were identified by searching Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health (CINAHL), MEDLINE Complete, PsycINFO, and EMBASE and were combined in a narrative synthesis. Six of these articles were included in a meta-analysis comparing levels of EA for individuals with NEAD and healthy controls (HC), and four were included in a meta-analysis comparing EA in NEAD to epilepsy comparisons (EC).ConclusionsExperiential avoidance appears to be a strategy that is used by a high proportion of the population with NEAD. The group with NEAD utilized significantly more avoidance compared with both the HC and EC. However, further research is needed to understand the extent and types of avoidance that are relevant.

AB - BackgroundAvoidance is the active process of trying to escape from or not experience situations, places, thoughts, or feelings. This can be done through behavioral or cognitive strategies, or more broadly, a combination of both, utilized in an attempt to disengage from private experiences referred to as experiential avoidance (EA). Avoidance is considered important in the development and maintenance of nonepileptic attack disorder (NEAD). This review aimed to understand avoidance in NEAD and evaluate its role as a contributory factor.MethodsFourteen articles were identified by searching Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health (CINAHL), MEDLINE Complete, PsycINFO, and EMBASE and were combined in a narrative synthesis. Six of these articles were included in a meta-analysis comparing levels of EA for individuals with NEAD and healthy controls (HC), and four were included in a meta-analysis comparing EA in NEAD to epilepsy comparisons (EC).ConclusionsExperiential avoidance appears to be a strategy that is used by a high proportion of the population with NEAD. The group with NEAD utilized significantly more avoidance compared with both the HC and EC. However, further research is needed to understand the extent and types of avoidance that are relevant.

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KW - Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures

KW - Stomatization

KW - Avoidance

KW - Experiential avoidance

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JO - Epilepsy and Behavior

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