CONVERSION ANESTHESIA

a sensorial conversion indicator characterized by a lack of feeling in particular regions of the body that can't be blamed on any one cause or diagnosed as belonging to an underlying disorder.

CONVERSION ANESTHESIA: "None of the specialists on staff at the research hospital could determine a cause for Mary's conversion anesthesia."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CONVERSION ANESTHESIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/conversion-anesthesia/ (accessed October 18, 2021).
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