Psychotherapy High Wycombe
Now formally classified as Conversion Disorder or Somatization Disorder this term referred to mental disorders with physical symptoms thought to occur in reaction to a meaningful or adverse life event.
Also: hysteria, hysterical conversion
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The online Diagnostic & Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders lists most of the major psychological disorders and illnesses and lists the criteria that must be fulfilled in order for a diagnosis to be made. This resource is not a substitute for proper professional psychiatric diagnosis.
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