blobWho are we?
blobNEAD in numbers
blobHow this site works
blobContact us
blobWhat are non-epileptic attacks?
blobAre NEAs common?
blobWhat do NEAs look like?
blobWhat do NEAs feel like?
blobWhat about my other symptoms?
blobHow are NEAs diagnosed?
blobDo I have epilepsy?
blobHow to feel about the diagnosis
blobWhat causes my attacks?
blobEarly life factors?
blobWhy do NEAs start?
blobWhat can trigger further attacks?
blobWhy have the attacks not stopped?
blobHow do these factors act together?
blobHow can stress cause symptoms?
blobWhat if people don't believe me?
blobWhat do I tell people?
blobWhat should people do?
blobWhat can I/my family do to help?
blobHow can I help myself get better?
blobShould I stop doing anything?
blobWhat can my family do?
blobWhat if I get worse?
blobIs there any treatment for NEAs?
blobWhat can help?
blobWhat is psychological treatment?
blobDifferent types of psychotherapy?
blobWho can help?
blobWill I recover?
blobHow can I find out more?
blobCan I drive with NEAD?
blobCan I still claim benefits?
blobAre there any support groups?
blobYour personal stories

Contact us

Unfortunately we cannot offer individual support or advice for non-epileptic attacks through this site. Should you seek further advice please contact you GP or the NEAD trust who may be able to help you.

We hope to continue to improve this site based on your feedback. If you would like to provide us with your thoughts and comments about this site, please visit our Feedback page here. Alternatively, you can email us here.

Personal Stories

We are also very interested in including your stories about living with non-epileptic attacks. If you would be willing to share your story you can email us here. We cannot guarantee that we will be able to publish everything here but will do our best to inform you if we are able to do so.


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