Dissociative and conversion disorders: defining boundaries.

  title={Dissociative and conversion disorders: defining boundaries.},
  author={Mohan K. Isaac and Prabhat Chand},
  journal={Current opinion in psychiatry},
  volume={19 1},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Although dissociative disorders have been described and diagnosed for some time, their aetiology, pathogenesis, phenomenology and management continues to arouse debate. It is only in recent times that researchers have made some progress by integrating trauma related theories with more contemporary cognitive theories and neurobiology. RECENT FINDINGS Dissociation as a phenomenon is reported to occur in a variety of disorders. This widespread occurrence has contributed to a… CONTINUE READING


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