Mathews Journal of Psychiatry & Mental Health


Previous Issues Volume 4, Issue 1 - 2019

Conversion Disorders in Mental Health Care-A Basic Review of Literature

Komal Sabir Dayani, Sarmad Muhammad Soomar*, Khadija Shafiq Dossa

Aga Khan University School of Nursing & Midwifery, Pakistan

Corresponding Author: Sarmad Muhammad Soomar * Aga Khan University School of Nursing & Midwifery, Pakistan.

Received Date: May 13, 2019

Published Date: Jul 4, 2019

Citation: Soomar SM. (2019). Conversion Disorders in Mental Health Care – A Basic Review of Literature. Mathews J Psychiatry Ment Health 4 (1): 23.



Mental health issues have been grown with time and various diagnoses are explored. Conversion disorders are becoming prevalent mental health disease with time. The paper will provide a snapshot view to the readers about this disorder. The details extracted from different articles as a basic review includes definition, criteria, prevalence, etiology, signs and symptoms and the options for better management in clinical setup.


Keywords: Conversion; Hysteria; Mental Health; Disease; Neurology.

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