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Dissociative [Conversion] Disorders

Description of Medical Condition A sudden change in state of consciousness, identity, motor behavior, thoughts, feelings and perception of external reality to such an extent that these functions do not operate congruently. Many pathologic symptoms can be found, but the patient experiences dysphoria, suffering, and maladaptive functioning. Disorders include: • Dissociative amnesia • Dissociative fugue… Read More »

Onset and states

Classically, the criterion of time is used to define how schizophrenia starts and, in this context, the onset is divided into acute and insidious, understanding that there is a continuum between the two poles and the use of other criteria may provide clinical and evolutionary data that should be taken into account. An acute onset… Read More »