Clinical Features of Conversion Disorder

A. Symptoms most commonly are sensory (blindness, numbness) and motor deficits (paralysis, mutism), and pseudoseizures.

B. Abnormalities usually do not have an anatomical distribution and the neurological exam is normal.

C. Patients often lack the characteristic normal concern about the deficit. This characteristic lack of concern has been termed "la belle indifference."

D. Conversion disorder can coexist with depression, anxiety disorders, and schizophrenia.

E. Conversion symptoms often will temporarily remit after the disorder has been suggested by the physician.

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