We would like to comment on the recent interesting series of articles on the use of provocative testing in the diagnosis of psychogenic nonepileptic seizures.1-3 As stated by all of the authors, to date there is a lack of evidence for the usefulness of the techniques described.
McGonigal A, Oto M, Russell AJC, Greene J, Duncan R. Nonepileptic Seizures: An Honest Approach to Provocative Testing Is Feasible. Arch Neurol. 2002;59(9):1491. doi:
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