Clinical characteristics of patients with motor disability due to conversion disorder: a prospective control group study.

@article{Binzer1997ClinicalCO,
  title={Clinical characteristics of patients with motor disability due to conversion disorder: a prospective control group study.},
  author={Michael Binzer and Peter Munch Andersen and Gunnar Kullgren},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={1997},
  volume={63 1},
  pages={83-8}
}
OBJECTIVES Previous studies have suggested associations between conversion and many different clinical characteristics. This study investigates these findings in a prospective design including a control group. METHODS Thirty consecutive patients with a recent onset of motor disability due to a conversion disorder were compared with a control group of patients with corresponding motor symptoms due to a definite organic lesion. Both groups had a similar duration of symptoms and a comparable age… CONTINUE READING
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