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Conversion disorder: current problems and potential solutions for DSM-5.

Abstract:

Conversion disorder in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR) describes neurological symptoms, including weakness, numbness and events resembling epilepsy or syncope, which can be positively identified as not being due to recognised neurological disease. This review combines perspectives from psychiatry, psychology and neurology to identify and discuss key problems with the current diagnostic DSM-IV criteria for conversion disorder and to make the following prop...

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LaFrance, WC More by this author
Spiegel, D More by this author
Levenson, JL More by this author
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Journal:
Journal of psychosomatic research
Volume:
71
Issue:
6
Pages:
369-376
Publication date:
2011-12-05
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EISSN:
1879-1360
ISSN:
0022-3999
URN:
uuid:9dd0921b-99af-494d-aa64-d014446ae3a8
Source identifiers:
216057
Local pid:
pubs:216057

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