conversion disorder definition

  • noun:
    • See transformation reaction.
    • an ailment where the patient has actually neurologic signs particularly numbness, loss of sight, paralysis, or meets, but with no neurologic explanation.
    • a mental disorder described as the transformation of emotional dispute into somatic forms (into paralysis or anesthesia having no evident cause)

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