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Conversion Disorder (aka Conversion Reaction Disorder)

Whilst "hysterical" blindness, paralysis, anesthesia, dysphagia, and gait disturbance have been described for many years, This patient confronts an acute stressor that creates a psychic conflict, and the physical symptom(s) serve as the resolution for the conflict

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PsychNet-UK Conversion Disorder Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
 
Conversion Disorder - Conversion Disorder Authored by Michael Ross, M.D., Department of Traumatology and Emergency Medicine, Hartford Hospital Edited by Jeffrey Glenn Bowman, M.D., M.S. Author Email: Michael Ross, M.D. Editor's Email:Jeffrey Glenn Bowman, M.D., M.S. Author. 3/5
 
Conversion Disorder - Physical symptoms that resemble those of a neurologic disorder develop. The symptoms are triggered by mental factors such as conflicts or other stresses. 2/5
 
Conversion Disorder - Is defined by Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th Edition, Text Revision, also known as the DSM-IV-TR,as a mental disorder whose central feature is the appearance of symptoms affecting the patient's senses or voluntary movements that suggest a neurological or general medical disease or condition. 3/5
  Conversion Disorder - Conversion disorder is classified as one of the somatoform disorders in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders of the American Psychiatric Association, Fourth Edition, Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR).1 Although defined as a condition that presents as an alteration or loss of a physical function suggestive of a physical disorder, conversion disorder is presumed to be the expression of an underlying psychological conflict or need. An Article by Seth Powsner, MD. Not Rated
  Conversion Disorders - People can have symptoms of disease for all sorts of reasons, but there is a small but significant subgroup of patients for whom no physical cause serves to explain their symptoms. When there is a presumed psychological explanation for the problem, this is called a somatoform disorder. The most classical and specific of the somatoform disorders is called conversion disorder - so called because psychological stressors are converted into physical symptoms. A BBC Article. Not Rated
  What is Conversion Disorder? - Conversion disorder is a rare psychological disorder brought on by intense stress. The patient manifests physical symptoms with no underlying physical cause, literally converting a psychological issue into a physical problem. 3/5
 
 
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The Cycle Path: Conversion Syndrome Disorder
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