Childhood Traumas, Attachment and Alexithymia in Adolescents with Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizure Type of Conversion Disorder

Uzun O., AKDEMİR D., TOPÇU M., Ozsungur B.

TURK PSIKIYATRI DERGISI, vol.30, no.2, pp.109-117, 2019 (SSCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.5080/u18398
  • Journal Indexes: Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.109-117
  • Keywords: Conversion disorder, non-epileptic convulsions, adolescent, alexithymia, child abuse, child neglect, SELF-ESTEEM, SOMATOFORM DISORDERS, INITIAL RELIABILITY, CHILDREN, SYMPTOMS, EPILEPSY, VALIDITY, ABUSE, PSEUDOSEIZURES, DISSOCIATION
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: In this cross-sectional study, childhood traumas, attachment security and alexithymia in adolescents with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES) were compared with those of adolescents without any psychiatric disorder using both semi-structured clinical interviews and self-report scales.