The neural circuitry of conversion disorder and its recovery.

@article{Bryant2012TheNC,
  title={The neural circuitry of conversion disorder and its recovery.},
  author={Richard A. Bryant and Pritha Das},
  journal={Journal of abnormal psychology},
  year={2012},
  volume={121 1},
  pages={289-96}
}
Little is understood about neural networks associated with conversion disorders. This case study reports the first investigation of the neural circuitry associated with the recovery of chronic conversion disorder. A patient with a four year history of hysterical mutism was assessed with functional MRI (fMRI) during a vocalization task, and then provided psychotherapy that attempted to reduce motivational factors that maintained mutism. The patient resumed full speech, and was readministered the… CONTINUE READING
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