• Mechanism of Functional Neurological Symptoms
  • Posted in Clinical Review Article

  • 19th Jun 2013

  • What’s in a name? Words used to describe patients with functional neurological symptoms suggest either that we know clearly what the mechanism is (psychogenic,psychosomatic, conversion disorder), or that we have no idea (medically unexplained). Added to this is a pervasive colloquial use of terms in doctor-to-doctor communication about patients with functional neurological symptoms which betrays […]


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