M and her aunt about conversion disorder
, including how some emotionally distressed women communicate their feelings or troubled thoughts through physical symptoms and how that may apply to Ms.
is the new name designated to hysteria.
Results: Of the240 participants, 120(50%) were schoolchildren (controls group) and 120(50%)were children with conversion disorder
The impact of early trauma and recent life-events on symptom severity in patients with conversion disorder
6 Conversion disorder
previously referred to as hysteria is an ill-understood, complex and controversial subject in psychiatry.
Methods: A total of 60 literate, female patients between 18 and 65 years of age who were referred to the general psychiatry outpatient clinic and who were diagnosed with conversion disorder
according to the DSM-IV diagnostic criteria were included in the study.
Samantha had three more seizures that summer before her concussion specialist took a shot in the dark at an alternative diagnosis: conversion disorder
, a condition nearly always triggered by a stressful event.
This study retrospectively examined the symptomatic changes in clients with a range of psychiatric disorders, however present study particularly includes 13 (Male=3, Female=10) conversion disorder
clients who have received Neurofeedback treatment.
Sixty consecutive indoor patients of conversion disorder
, diagnosed on the basis of ICD-10 criteria were assessed in detail.
Healing the disembodied mind: contemporary models of conversion disorder
It was found that the most presenting symptoms were suicidal ideation and homicide/violence toward others, and the most common diagnoses were conduct disorder and conversion disorder
Patients with conversion disorder
reported more neglecting attitude from their mothers and were significantly more vindictive/self-centered, non- assertive, overly-accommodating, and cold/distant compared to those with general medical conditions.