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Research & Reviews  69 results

Morgellons Disease: The Spread of a Mass Psychogenic Illness via the Internet and Its I...
https://doi.org/10.1177/1558944720976648
Hand (New York, N.Y.); Nunziato CA, Egeland BM et. al.

Jan 13th, 2021 - Somatic manifestations of mental illness sometimes occur in patients presenting to hand specialists. These conversion disorders can also occur in groups, a phenomenon known as "mass psychogenic illness." The increasing penetrance of the Internet a...

Prolactin levels as a criterion to differentiate between psychogenic non-epileptic seiz...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2020.106508
Epilepsy Research; Wang YQ, Wen Y et. al.

Dec 11th, 2020 - Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES) are conversion disorders with functional neurological symptoms that can resemble epileptic seizures (ES). We conducted a systematic review to obtain an overview of the value of prolactin (PRL) levels in th...

Characteristics of men with conversion disorder.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.yebeh.2020.107556
Epilepsy & Behavior : E&B; Kaplan MJ, Privitera MD et. al.

Nov 28th, 2020 - Women comprise the majority of subjects with conversion disorders in nearly all studies. The authors previously identified 96 subjects with psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES) and found that female sex, alexithymia and childhood trauma were ...

Effects of TPH2 gene variation and childhood trauma on the clinical and circuit-level p...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7402460
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry; Spagnolo PA, Norato G et. al.

Jun 24th, 2020 - Functional movement disorders (FMDs), part of the wide spectrum of functional neurological disorders (conversion disorders), are common and often associated with a poor prognosis. Nevertheless, little is known about their neurobiological underpinn...

What Does Neuroscience Tell Us About the Conversion Model of Functional Neurological Di...
https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.neuropsych.19040089
The Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences; Cretton A, Brown RJ et. al.

Oct 17th, 2019 - A dualistic mind-body understanding of functional neurological disorders (FNDs), also known as conversion disorders, has led to the view that the cause of the symptom should be either psychological (psychogenic) or physical (neurogenic-"organic")....

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Clinicaltrials.gov  69 results

Morgellons Disease: The Spread of a Mass Psychogenic Illness via the Internet and Its I...
https://doi.org/10.1177/1558944720976648
Hand (New York, N.Y.); Nunziato CA, Egeland BM et. al.

Jan 13th, 2021 - Somatic manifestations of mental illness sometimes occur in patients presenting to hand specialists. These conversion disorders can also occur in groups, a phenomenon known as "mass psychogenic illness." The increasing penetrance of the Internet a...

Prolactin levels as a criterion to differentiate between psychogenic non-epileptic seiz...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2020.106508
Epilepsy Research; Wang YQ, Wen Y et. al.

Dec 11th, 2020 - Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES) are conversion disorders with functional neurological symptoms that can resemble epileptic seizures (ES). We conducted a systematic review to obtain an overview of the value of prolactin (PRL) levels in th...

Characteristics of men with conversion disorder.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.yebeh.2020.107556
Epilepsy & Behavior : E&B; Kaplan MJ, Privitera MD et. al.

Nov 28th, 2020 - Women comprise the majority of subjects with conversion disorders in nearly all studies. The authors previously identified 96 subjects with psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES) and found that female sex, alexithymia and childhood trauma were ...

Effects of TPH2 gene variation and childhood trauma on the clinical and circuit-level p...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7402460
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry; Spagnolo PA, Norato G et. al.

Jun 24th, 2020 - Functional movement disorders (FMDs), part of the wide spectrum of functional neurological disorders (conversion disorders), are common and often associated with a poor prognosis. Nevertheless, little is known about their neurobiological underpinn...

What Does Neuroscience Tell Us About the Conversion Model of Functional Neurological Di...
https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.neuropsych.19040089
The Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences; Cretton A, Brown RJ et. al.

Oct 17th, 2019 - A dualistic mind-body understanding of functional neurological disorders (FNDs), also known as conversion disorders, has led to the view that the cause of the symptom should be either psychological (psychogenic) or physical (neurogenic-"organic")....

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News  2 results

How Can Neurologists Treat Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures?
https://www.mdedge.com/neurology/epilepsyresourcecenter/article/153089/epilepsy-seizures/how-can-neurologists-treat

Nov 29th, 2017 - KANSAS CITY, MO—Many neurologists see, but few treat, patients with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES) and other conversion disorders, said W. Curt LaFrance Jr, MD, MPH, at the 46th Annual Meeting of the Child Neurology Society.

‘Truth serum’ soothes patients with conversion disorder
https://www.mdedge.com/psychiatry/article/59830/truth-serum-soothes-patients-conversion-disorder

Conversion disorders result from stress expressed as a physical symptom. Extreme psychological stress after a death, loss, or trauma can manifest as weakness, paralysis, blindness, deafness, or mutism.

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