Michael Matthews November 10 2011
Somatoform disorders deals with the body
Hypochondriasis- believes they have a particular disorder. They have this obsessive with disorders they do
In conversion disordered, the anxiety problems can actually lead to physical issues such as paralysis.
The placebo is sometimes the faith that solves this problem
The anxiety is converted into a physical symptom.
Amnesia- numbness, possible blindness.
I will not see as opposed to I cannot see.
The most common form of this is some type of paralysis.
The onset of conversion reaction is extremely sudden as opposed to a gradual problem. However it is also
very sudden in the healing.
The significant part of conversion is “the beautiful indifference”.
There is no blockage in the Neuro passages. The problem could be in the sensory processing zones in the
Left handers used to be known as the side in hand with the devil, that why they are called sinisterly.
Dissocial reactions- amnesia I do not want to remember a specific event in time.
Quite common in combat for a type of numbness as their consciousness shuts down from a high level of
Fugue state?? Erasing certain memories or identities. They kill their identities and find another one.
Dissociative Identity disorder- which used is known as multiple personality disorder. Alter egos are
developed, most common are dual and changing personality.
Schizophrenia means split mind, not multiple personality!
For many who have a multiple personality disorder, many had been victims to sexual assault at a younger
Lactogenic disorders- treatment includes or physician i