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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 39  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 99-101

Dissociative motor disorder


Department of Psychiatry, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala, India

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Arya Jith
Department of Psychiatry, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala
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DOI: 10.4103/0253-7176.198952

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Conversion disorders are more prevalent in childhood and adolescence, especially in females. They are usually associated with stressors and symptoms usually reflect a means to avoid the stressor, or also with a primary and secondary gain. This case report involves a similar situation where a young girl was treated successfully with diazepam, therapeutic nerve conduction study, and behavioral psychotherapy.


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