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W. Curt LaFrance, Jr., M.D., M.P.H., Rhode Island Hospital

Caption: LaFrance is the lead author of new research published in the journal Neurology. The researchers have found that a protein in the brain may be a trait marker for psychogenic non-epileptic seizures and the findings have potential for a better understanding of conversion disorders.

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