Demystifying Medicine Video



This video deconstructs the enigma surrounding conversion disorder, a mental condition where individuals experience neurological symptoms that can’t be explained by medical diagnosis. Topics include etiology, mechanism, history, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, epidemiology and prognosis of conversion disorder.

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