Case History and Treatment of a Conversion Disorder
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Case study, conversion disorder, psychodynamic approach, cognitive behavioral intervention, family counseling


The aim of the present study is to describe the case study and treatment of severe functional impairment in a nineteen year old young female adolescent with conversion disorder. Treatment included an inpatient hospital admission using a brief psychodynamic approach with cognitive behavioral interventions along with family counseling. After psychological treatment significant improvement was found in the patient’s physical and psychosocial functioning. 

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