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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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Summary of the isotope exchange and conversion reactions by hydrogenases [v.sub.p-o] Hydrogenase /[v.sub.ex] (pD) [NiFe] (a) D.
The incidence of characteristics of patients with conversion reactions. American Journal of Psychiatry, 124, 542-545.
Despite FeF3's potential to increase cathode capacity, the compound has not historically worked well in lithium-ion batteries due to three complications with its conversion reaction: poor energy efficiency (hysteresis), a slow reaction rate, and side reactions that can cause poor cycling life.
The long potential plateau could be ascribed to the conversion reaction between CoO and Li, while the sloping curve corresponds to the formation of the SEI layer [25].
Conversion reaction, popularly known as hysteria, is a commonly observed disorder in Pakistan.
It was concluded that symptoms were in the patient's mind but often there was little distinction between conversion reactions (unconscious psychological causation of which the patient had neither awareness nor voluntary control) and malingering (where the patient was consciously trying to avoid the return to the battlefield).
[2]) as they combine filtration, PM oxidation and catalytically supported conversion reactions of various types.
Besides, these microorganisms promoted the conversion reactions to acids and alcohol [19].
The Incidence and characteristics of patients with conversion reactions. 1.
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.