Comparative studies of conversion disorders in childhood and adolescence

Steinhausen, H. C. and von Aster, M. and Pfeiffer, E. and Göbel, D.. (1989) Comparative studies of conversion disorders in childhood and adolescence. Journal of child psychology and psychiatry and allied disciplines, Vol. 30, H. 4. pp. 615-621.

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In a syndrome validation study, four groups of patients suffering from conversion disorders, anxiety states, obsessive-compulsive disorder and emotional disorders, as well as a healthy control group, were compared. The following findings emerged: besides female preponderance and greater age, a higher rate of low SES subjects and social migration patients suffering from conversion disorders displayed a greater proportion of psychiatric and medical diseases in their parental heritage.
Faculties and Departments:07 Faculty of Psychology > Departement Psychologie > Ehemalige Einheiten Psychologie > Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (Schneider)
UniBasel Contributors:Steinhausen, Hans-Christoph
Item Type:Article, refereed
Article Subtype:Research Article
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