Sintomas Neurológicos Funcionais e Dissociativos: um guia para pacientes


All the links in the website and all the downloadable information in one place


Psychological Symptom Booklets

With grateful thanks to Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Trust for permission

These booklets are also from Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Trust and may be helpful depending on circumstances. Please scroll down to find the correct booklet

Dissociation / Depersonalisation

Wikipedia – not always reliable but as of Sep 2008 the page is helpful

the “Depersonalisation Research Unit” in London

These other leaflets may be of help too


If you cannot open these files (pdf files) then you will need Acrobat Reader. 

Click on the picture below to download it

Click on Stories to read personal accounts of living with functional and dissociative symptoms


Click here to see a video of someone having a
dissociative seizure (5.5MB)

the video shows a lady having an EEG. She is being asked to hyperventilate and lights are flashing to attempt to induce an attack during the recording

From Benbadis -Neurology, Nov 2004; 63: 1728 - 1730