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Conversion Disorder MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Conversion Disorder
Tree Number(s)
F03.875.300
Unique ID
D003291
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003291
Scope Note
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.
Entry Version
CONVERSION DIS
Entry Term(s)
Astasia-Abasia
Conversion Neurosis
Conversion Reaction
Functional Movement Disorder
Functional Neurological Disorder
Hysteria, Conversion
NLM Classification #
WM 173.5
Previous Indexing
Hysteria (1966-1968)
Public MeSH Note
81; was CONVERSION REACTION 1969-80
Online Note
use CONVERSION DISORDER to search CONVERSION REACTION & HYSTERIA, CONVERSION 1969-80, GLOBUS HYSTERICUS 1974-80, & ASTASIA-ABASIA 1970-78
History Note
81; was CONVERSION REACTION 1969-80; GLOBUS HYSTERICUS was see under CONVERSION REACTION 1974-80; ASTASIA-ABASIA was see under CONVERSION REACTION 1970-78; HYSTERIA, CONVERSION was see under CONVERSION REACTION 1969-78
Date Established
1969/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/05/12
Conversion Disorder Preferred
Conversion Neurosis Narrower
Astasia-Abasia Narrower
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