HyperDic: conversion_disorder

English > 1 sense of the expression conversion disorder:
NOUNstateconversion disorder, conversion reaction, conversion hysteriaa mental disorder characterized by the conversion of mental conflict into somatic forms (into paralysis or anesthesia having no apparent cause)
English > conversion disorder: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningA mental disorder characterized by the conversion of mental conflict into somatic forms (into paralysis or anesthesia having no apparent cause).
Synonymsconversion reaction, conversion hysteria
Narrowerglove anesthesiaA mental disorder involving loss of sensitivity in the hand and wrist
Broadermental disorder, mental disturbance, disturbance, psychological disorder, folie(psychiatry) a psychological disorder of thought or emotion
Spanishhisteria de conversión

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