Case History and Treatment of a Conversion Disorder
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Keywords

Case study, conversion disorder, psychodynamic approach, cognitive behavioral intervention, family counseling

Abstract

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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