Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES), resemble or mimics epileptic seizures (ES), but are in reality episodes of altered experience, sensation and movement, not as a result of abnormal electrical discharges in the brain, but rather underlying psychological stressors [1–3]. PNES is categorized as a conversion disorder, convulsion/seizure type by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders [4]. At present, most of the studies conducted on the diagnosis and treatment of psychogenic nonepileptic seizures have been performed in developed countries with developing countries, such as Namibia, receiving less attention [5–8].

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