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Dysfunctional postures of the hand as part of a conversion reaction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8732418     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A dysfunctional posture of the hand could be due to an anatomical disorder or a conversion reaction. A conversion reaction implies that an unconscious intrapsychic conflict is expressed in a physical dysfunction. Treatment of dysfunctional postures due to conversion reactions is often difficult, and case reports are used to outline management. The need for a multidisciplinary approach is stressed.
M L Honing; M Kon
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of hand surgery (Edinburgh, Scotland)     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0266-7681     ISO Abbreviation:  J Hand Surg Br     Publication Date:  1996 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-09-18     Completed Date:  1996-09-18     Revised Date:  2009-06-08    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8403839     Medline TA:  J Hand Surg Br     Country:  SCOTLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  271-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
University Hospital Utrecht, The Netherlands.
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MeSH Terms
Contracture / psychology*,  therapy
Conversion Disorder*
Middle Aged
Physical Therapy Modalities

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