The effect of aversion therapy in a case with conversion disorder associated with mood and obsessive-compulsive disorders

Bagherzadeh-Shahidi, SH. and Sepehrmanesh, Z. and Omidi, A. (2013) The effect of aversion therapy in a case with conversion disorder associated with mood and obsessive-compulsive disorders. Feyz Journal of Kashan University of Medical Sciences, 17.

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Abstract

Background: Conversion disorder is a type of motor or sensory dysfunction that does not conform to the concepts of anatomy and physiology of the central or peripheral nervous systems. This disorder, more prevalent among the young women, may appear after the stress, creating several non-prevalent clinical signs usually associated with mood and anxiety disorders. Therefore, this study aimed to examine the effect of aversion therapy on a patient with conversion disorder associated with mood and obsessive-compulsive disorders. Case Report: The case is a 49-year-old woman with conversion disorder associated with mood and obsessive-compulsive disorders and a recent history of twitching in three fingers of her left hand. Finally, the disorder was improved as a result of the aversion therapy.Conclusion: In conversion disorder, considering the co-morbid mental disorders is very important for an effective treatment and aversion therapy can also be considered as a method of treatment.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Medicine
Divisions: Feyz journal
Depositing User: ART . editor
Date Deposited: 08 May 2017 14:53
Last Modified: 24 May 2017 02:52
URI: http://eprints.kaums.ac.ir/id/eprint/1704

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