conversion reaction


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conversion reaction

[kən′vər·zhən rē′ak·shən]
(psychology)
The form of hysterical neurosis in which the impulse causing anxiety is converted into functional symptoms of the special senses or voluntary nervous system.
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The incidence of characteristics of patients with conversion reactions.
However, in the developed countries, conversion reaction is no longer a common neurotic disorder and is very rarely encountered in its classic form.
The Incidence and characteristics of patients with conversion reactions.
Conversion reactions in childhood: a clinical study on childhood neuroses.
The RENOVACARB project aims at preparing novel cyclic carbonates and polycarbonate based materials exploiting carbon dioxide conversion reactions on easily obtainable renewable-based compounds, most of which have never been used for this purpose before.
The SEM images of the particles obtained from high conversion reactions (Entries 3-5 in Table-1) at different reaction times (Fig.
As in our case, the most common psychiatric illnesses associated with PMDs are depression, factitious disorder, conversion reactions, and anxiety disorders (11).
I vaguely remembered reading about conversion reactions in my basic nursing next, but had never encountered one.