People with NEAD can recover fully and lead a normal life. However, in some cases non-epileptic attacks become a disabling long-term problem. The goal of treatment for NEAD is not only to reduce or stop attacks but also to increase your quality of life and how you cope with your attacks.

This section contains answers to the following questions:

What can help?

What is psychological treatment?

What are the different types of psychotherapy?

Who can help?

Will I recover?

Compression tool

Many treatments for non-epileptic attacks have been described in the past. In the 19th century doctors tried physical treatments such as this device designed to put pressure on the ovaries.

Although this is not an effective treatment for NEAD, we now know that there are many other things that can work.