Conversion Disorder: Introduction
A rare psychiatric condition where physical symptoms result from emotional distress or conflict. The physical symptoms may include blindness or even paralysis. The condition is considered when there is no apparent underlying medical condition causing the symptoms. ...more »
Symptoms of Conversion Disorder
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symptoms of Conversion Disorder
Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Conversion Disorder:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Mental Health (Adults): Home Testing
Wrongly Diagnosed with Conversion Disorder?
Conversion Disorder: Related Patient Stories
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Conversion Disorder: Deaths
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Conversion Disorder: Complications
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Causes of Conversion Disorder
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Disease Topics Related To Conversion Disorder
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Conversion Disorder: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Conversion Disorder
Multiple sclerosis often misdiagnosed as mental disorder: The early stages of multiple sclerosis may cause
various general feelings of wellness, happiness, euphoria, or manic-type symptoms
in some patients.
These symptoms may...read more »
Lupus is often misdiagnosed as other conditions: Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), often simply called "lupus",
is a difficult disease to diagnose and can manifest with numerous symptoms.
Some of...read more »
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various...read more »
ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD
in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults.
Some adults can remain undiagnosed, and indeed the condition has usually been
overlooked...read more »
Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder)
often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary...read more »
Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with
an eating disorder is female.
The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or
have a delayed diagnosis.
See misdiagnosis of...read more »
Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be
undiagnosed in teenagers.
The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical...read more »
Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression)
may also have undiagnosed ...read more »
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Conversion Disorder: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Conversion Disorder
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Conversion Disorder: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Conversion Disorder
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Research about Conversion Disorder
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Clinical Trials for Conversion Disorder
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and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.
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Conversion Disorder: Broader Related Topics
Types of Conversion Disorder
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Definitions of 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)
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)
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