A STUDY OF CLINICAL AND SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC PROFILE OF CHILDREN WITH CONVERSION DISORDER IN A TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL IN CENTRAL INDIA
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2022, Volume 9, Issue 7, Pages 871-881
AbstractBackground: Conversion disorder is defined by the presence of deficits affecting the voluntary motor or sensory functions lacking any known neurological cause. It occurs as response to any underlying stressful situation. It is clinically important to evaluate the presence, type, and temporal relation of the stressors, resulting in conversion especially among children. The objective of this study was to study the socio-demographic and clinical profile of conversion disorder in children and attempt to identify the stressors in these children.
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