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FMRI in patients with motor conversion symptoms and controls with simulated weakness.

Abstract:

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...

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Journal:
Psychosomatic medicine
Volume:
69
Issue:
9
Pages:
961-969
Publication date:
2007-12-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1534-7796
ISSN:
0033-3174
URN:
uuid:7924c58b-45e3-4724-9d46-513368eee96c
Source identifiers:
178522
Local pid:
pubs:178522

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