Conversion Disorder or commonly called Hysteria is a type of Dissociative Disorder.
Dissociation is disruption of normally integrated functions of memory, identity, perception, consciousness and motor behaviour.
The unusual change in behaviour is caused due to unconscious mind of the individual which helps him cope with distress of his or her life.
This psychological gain of unconscious brain helps that individual by relieving him of the distress and relives him from his duty, also other might also benefit from psychological change of the patients .
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It is sudden loss of memory because of some traumatic event happened to patient the unconscious mind tends to forget the traumatic pain so that the individual is relieved of the traumatic stress.
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In this state the mind doesn’t know what has happened for a variable period of time .
Usually such state is arrived on experiencing traumatic news or incident.
The person is able to take care of himself and is fine in every way but either assumes a new identity or might not know who he is .
Here the person appears to be in trance state because he doesn’t know who he is hence called a state of Trance.
Awareness of surrounding is restricted and the movement and speech of the individual becomes impaired.
The person is not even aware of the loss of his identity.
Possession Trance Disorder
It is a experience that the personal identity has been replaced by some external possessing identity and the person is now being controlled by this other identity.
The person knows that he is being posted hence has both personalities.
Dissociative Identity Disorder
A person might have two or more personalities in him and they may not know about their other personalities.
In these patients usually one personality is more prominent at one time and the other is not .
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Dissociative Neurological Disorder/ Cognitive Disorder
There is cognitive loss in patients, they may also experience Motor and Sensory loss.
Usually a physical cause is not there to prove because it cannot be explained by anatomical knowledge.
In this the person person feels like he is in a dream state and believes that the surrounding around him is a dream .
In this syndrome the person feels like he is unreal he feels like like he can watch himself from the outside .
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This article has been updated on 30/12/2020 .