Table 2

 Semiology of the seizures in the dissociative seizures group and epilepsy type/syndrome in the epilepsy group

DS groupEpilepsy group
SemiologynSeizure type/syndromen
Of the 19 epilepsy patients, two had both simple partial and complex partial seizures.
DS, dissociative seizures; TLE, temporal lobe epilepsy.
Aura/premonitory symptoms23Simple partial seizures7
Loss of awareness and/or unresponsiveness17Complex partial seizures14
 Number with documented auras10
Falls11Secondary generalised seizures11
Motor features:Epilepsy syndrome:
(a) Movements22 TLE14
(b) Loss of motor function2 Extratemporal2