Table 1

Psychogenic non-epileptic seizure attacks post diagnosis and the occurrence of new medically unexplained symptoms: attack free patients versus non-attack free patients

New MUSFactor predicting new MUSOR (95% CI)p Value
All (n=187)44/187 (23.5%)History of health related psychological trauma4.34 (1.56 to 12.06)0.005
Attack free (n=71)14/71 (19.7%)Drawing disability benefits5.04 (1.46 to 17.45)0.011
Non-attack free (n=116)30/116 (25.9%)History of health related psychological trauma18.00 (3.62 to 89.61)<0.0005
  • MUS, medically unexplained symptom.