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2020 Topics

May 14: What are Functional Neurological Disorders? An Introduction to FND 
Mark Hallett, MD

May 21: Dissociative Seizures: Challenges and Practical Solutions
Gaston C. Baslet, MD and Barbara A. Dworetzky, MD

May 28: Functional Movement Disorder Q&A
Anthony Lang, MD, FRCPC and Sarah C. Lidstone MD, PhD

June 4: Journal Club: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Adults with Dissociative Seizures (CODES)
Laura H. Goldstein, PhD, MPhil, FBPsS

June 11: Delivering a Diagnosis of FND
Jon Stone, PhD

June 18: Basing FND Treatment on Understanding Mechanism
Alan J. Carson, MD

June 25: Notes from the First International Imaging Workgroup Meeting in FND
Selma Aybek, MD and David Perez, MD

July 2: Dystonia: Organic vs Functional
Joseph Jankovic, MD

July 9: Setting up a Telemedicine Clinic for Patients with Functional Movement Disorder
Kathrin LaFaver, MD, Erica Sieg, PsyD, and Shari Marchbanks, PT, DPT, NCS

July 16: Physiotherapy for FND
Glenn Nielsen, PhD

July 23: Setting up an FND Teaching Curriculum
Alex C. Lehn, MD with commentary by Prof. Michael Sharpe

July 30: Functional Cognitive Disorders
Harriet Ball, PhD and Laura McWhirter

August 6: Occupational Therapy in FND
Clare Nicholson with commentary by Nathan Zasler, MD

August 13: Trial Methodology in FND 
Alberto J. Espay, MD, MSc with commentary by Vaughan Bell, PhD

August 20: Treatment of Patients with Conversion (Functional) Disorders
W. Curt LaFrance, Jr., MD, MPH 

August 27: Genetics, Childhood Trauma, and Functional Movement Disorder
Primavera Spagnolo, MD with commentary by Mark Hallett, MD

September 3: Why FND Is Not Malingering
Mark J. Edwards, MBBS, BSc, FRCP, PhD

September 10: An Activity Based Inter Disciplinary Rehabilitation Approach to FND
Anika Aakerøy Jordbru

September 17: The Translational Neural Circuitry of Anxiety
Prof. Oliver Robinson with commentary by Alfonso Fasano, MD, PhD

September 24: Conversation Analysis in FND
Markus Reuber, MD, PhD, FRCP

October 1: Functional Gait Disorders
Bas Bloem, MD, PhD

October 8: Persistent Postural-perceptual Dizziness: A Functional Neurotologic Disorder
Jeffrey P. Staab, MD

October 15: Functional Tics
José Fidel Baizabal Carvallo, MD, MSc with commentary by Joseph Jankovic, MD

October 22: Neuroscience-based Discussion of FND
Sepideh Bajestan, MD, PhD and Michel Medina, MD with commentary by Luciana Giambarberi, MD