American Neuropsychiatric Association (ANPA)
TitleAn 8 week trial of sertraline in patients with nonepileptic seizures
InvestigatorW Curt LaFrance Jr MD
Other InvestigatorsGabor Keitner MD, Ivan Miller PhD, Andrew Blum MD, PhD
Contact EmailWilliam_LaFrance_Jr@Brown.edu
Brief AbstractPatients with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (NES) have a high prevalence of depression, anxiety and personality disorders. Treating the comorbid serotonergic mediated diagnoses may decrease the rate of NES.
Inclusion/Exclusion CriteriaInclusion: Patients with video EEG documented lone NES who are not currently treated with an antidepressant medication.
Opportunities for CollaborationDevelopment of the NES SCID module

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