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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 173-175

Hypnotherapy in the treatment of conversion disorder blindness and deafness type


Department of Psychiatry, PDU Government Medical College, Rajkot, Gujarat, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Chirag Ashok Kundalia
Dilip Chambers, Opposite 6 Raghuvir Para, Dhebar Road, Rajkot - 360 001, Gujarat
India
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DOI: 10.4103/aip.aip_23_19

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Conversion disorder is characterized by the loss of one or several neurological functions, with no apparent organic cause. In such cases, vision may be compromised in up to 5% of the patients in ophthalmologic emergencies. Hypnosis is a suggestion technique that has been used for years in the treatment of conversion disorder with positive results. Reported here is the case of a patient with conversion disorder, blindness, and deafness type whose evolution was satisfactory after one session of hypnotherapy.


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