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Conversion Disorder

"Conversion Disorder" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A disorder whose predominant feature is a loss or alteration in physical functioning that suggests a physical disorder but that is actually a direct expression of a psychological conflict or need.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Conversion Disorder" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Conversion Disorder" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 47 publications over 19 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 2014 and 2015
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Funded by the NIH/NCATS Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program, grant number UL1TR001102, and through institutional support from Harvard University, Harvard Medical School, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Children's Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.