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What is Conversion Disorder?

What is Conversion Disorder?

A rare psychiatric condition where physical symptoms result from emotional distress or conflict. The physical ...more »

  • Conversion Disorder: A psychological condition where physical symptoms arise due to emotional dilemmas.
  • Conversion Disorder: characterized by physical symptoms and demonstrable structural or physiological changes in which emotional factors are believed to play a major etiologic role.
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Conversion Disorder: a mental disorder characterized by the conversion of mental conflict into somatic forms (into paralysis or anesthesia having no apparent cause).
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Conversion Disorder: Introduction

Types of Conversion Disorder:

Broader types of Conversion Disorder:

How serious is Conversion Disorder?

Complications of Conversion Disorder: see complications of Conversion Disorder

What causes Conversion Disorder?

Causes of Conversion Disorder: see causes of Conversion Disorder

What are the symptoms of Conversion Disorder?

Symptoms of Conversion Disorder: see symptoms of Conversion Disorder

Complications of Conversion Disorder: see complications of Conversion Disorder

Can anyone else get Conversion Disorder?

More information: see contagiousness of Conversion Disorder
Inheritance: see inheritance of Conversion Disorder

Conversion Disorder: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Conversion Disorder.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Conversion Disorder.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Conversion Disorder: see treatments for Conversion Disorder
Research for Conversion Disorder: see research for Conversion Disorder

Name and Aliases of Conversion Disorder

Main name of condition: Conversion Disorder

Other names or spellings for Conversion Disorder:

hysterical neurosis, conversion type

Psychophysiological disorder, Psychosomatic disorders, Somatization disorders, Somatoform disorder, Functional disorders, Briquet's syndrome, CFS, Chronic fatigue syndromes Source - Diseases Database

Conversion reaction, Conversion hysteria
Source - WordNet 2.1

Conversion Disorder: Related Conditions

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