Considerazioni cliniche per una Terapia Ipnotica basata sulle evidenze per le Crisi Epilettiformi Psicogene

Journal title IPNOSI
Author/s Flavio G. Di Leone
Publishing Year 2015 Issue 2015/2 Language Italian
Pages 27 P. 5-31 File size 130 KB
DOI 10.3280/IPN2015-002001
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Etiology of PNES is still unknown. Nonetheless, evidences on its origin, course and therapy are growing. Hypnosis is historically known as effective therapy but results in the literature are lacking. Moving from the Ultra-short Hypnosis- based Treatment for Conversion Disorders by Camillo Loriedo, the author developed an intervention focused on PNES peculiar features. In the first part of the paper, the most relevant neurofunctional and psychological evidences will be reviewed and a interpretative hypothesis will be illustrated. In the second part, the Functional Disconnection Model will guide a manualization of the hypnotic intervention, with clinical reports and technical suggestions.

L’eziologia dell’Epilessia Psicogena è sconosciuta. Ciò nonostante, il numero di evidenze sull’origine, il decorso e la cura di questa condizione è in continuo aumento. L’ipnosi è storicamente nota come terapia efficace ma risultati certi in letteratura sono ancora mancanti. Partendo dal Trattamento Ipnotico Ultrabreve per i Disturbi di Conversione di Camillo Loriedo, l’autore ha sviluppato un intervento focalizzato sugli aspetti peculiari dell’Epilessia Psicogena. Nella prima parte del lavoro, saranno revisionate le principali evidenze neurofunzionali e psicologiche disponibili e sarà illustrata un’ipotesi interpretativa. Nella seconda parte, il Modello della Disconnessione Funzionale farà da guida alla manualizzazione dell’intervento ipnotico, accompagnata da esempi clinici e suggerimenti tecnici.

Keywords: Hypnosis, conversion, dissociation, Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures

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Flavio G. Di Leone, Considerazioni cliniche per una Terapia Ipnotica basata sulle evidenze per le Crisi Epilettiformi Psicogene in "IPNOSI" 2/2015, pp 5-31, DOI: 10.3280/IPN2015-002001