BACKGROUND: Conversion disorder (motor type) describes weakness that is not due to recognized disease or conscious simulation but instead is thought to be a "psychogenic" phenomenon. It is a common clinical problem in neurology but its neural correlates remain poorly understood. OBJECTIVE: To compare the neural correlates of unilateral functional weakness in conversion disorder with those in healthy controls asked to simulate unilateral weakness. METHODS: Functional magnetic resonance imagin...Expand abstract
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FMRI in patients with motor conversion symptoms and controls with simulated weakness.
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