Conversion disorders: an overview. �� G����ɼ��Q�MBBa� �n�: z�9�>d�7��)e��ɿ��;� gNƇ^�v���9E\L�v(2���� �����:j~�Y�]T��5v �{ *F Successful, 16. Job-specific tasks including transferring a person to a chair, getting up from a kneeling to a standing position, and lifting 40-lb objects from the floor were practiced. Please try again soon. Interventions included stretching, active assisted range of motion of extremities, rolling, scooting, deep breathing and relaxation, and supine hip and abdominal stabilization exercises. Singh SP, Lee AS. /wDm6ttlP5jWO9/+k/nbk4y3tr9d2ZkvadzGs+zbSXbfadrqWv8AY6zd9Jlf/giYZM3Atuzi2PSe She had to navigate 12 steps with a railing to enter her apartment. 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The therapy sessions included walking across a busy street intersection, walking on grass, and navigating around a public restroom. v9vo77XsSU6dnUcCoONmRU0M27peNA8xU52vta9M7qfTWEh+VSwiD7ntGhDXhw3H6O17FnvvLKA+ Your account has been temporarily locked due to incorrect sign in attempts and will be automatically unlocked in j The patients advanced through a progressively more difficult therapy program based on treatment approaches used with analogous neurological conditions. She also demonstrated normal strength, light touch, and proprioception sensation of her bilateral extremities, and trunk. 29. This corresponds with the interventions used with the three described cases. APSKdZ6q5pNtdLLS1+0NJe1rtrfT3OIre7fYbN/8hJTCv6wdKfWyw3bN7dwY5rt2g3OG0NO5zf5C Delargy MA, Peatfield RC, Burt AA. double-step gait a gait in which there is a noticeable difference in the length or timing of alternate steps. Registered users can save articles, searches, and manage email alerts. The patient demonstrated normal reflexes in the upper and lower extremities. Owkeo9no2ei5/wBNvqen/wB8THLa611leRmlpsDX1splrCxrXuY9r6fUb6jXt+h7/wDq0lM7MokW /Mdtqa73JmYdjHNJz7nNBG5hNcHafH09/wDX2v8AerP2bH/0TP8ANCf7Pj/6Jn+aElNN2C9wH+Ub The general progression of the treatment included developing patient rapport, working on flexibility and initial weight-bearing activities, gait training in the parallel bars, which provided the patient with success and confidence, and then to gait in open spaces and in the community. endobj Important measures of gait include walking speed, cadence (number of steps per minute), walking base width (measured from midpoint to midpoint of both heels), step length (measured from the point of foot contact to the point of contralateral foot contact) and stride length (linear distance covered by one gait cycle). The patient was provided with verbal cues to slow down her movements and to take smaller steps. 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CAgJCAwJCQwRCwoLERUPDAwPFRgTExUTExgRDAwMDAwMEQwMDAwMDAwMDAwMDAwMDAwMDAwMDAwM When the patient demonstrated safety and independence in her gait, she was given the privilege of walking to the hospital chapel with her mother. �� G����ɼ��Q�MBBa� �n�: z�9�>d�7��)e��ɿ��;� gNƇ^�v���9E\L�v(2���� �����:j~�Y�]T��5v �{ *F Normally, this distance is about 72 cm (28 inches) being relatively constant for each individual (i.e., step length is commonly related to preferred walking speed) 17 , 28 and should be equal for both legs. endstream 13 0 obj mx1v0PoM9O3/AAfppEudS1pp6lWKg9wf6g3OLoc1jv0rnWPc721ssZ6df/FpKUPULRUW9Qa01+q1 27. 0Una0gOr9R7317v51/8Ag3b9+z/AsUjk2NtINucRUHVaY4LXOa3b625tJ3+73M/waSmFd9hqaGZ+ endstream 36. endobj Blanchard EB, Hersen M. Behavioral treatment of hysterical neurosis: symptom substitution and symptom return. 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Treatment should occur in a positive, nonthreatening environment. tLq5ta7X6f6GzfYz3en/ADjHf8Ikp5j6tZ2C/wDxlfWTZkVO9ZmO2qHtO5zGV12tr197q7PZZ/LW O8vY0l2NAYTur9Lbp7rbf3nWfzSY5x2ep+0zWyt4rduxzLnhpLmun6Tbdj7m+n+YndmXBrv8ouaL w7rK2vI0BcAT+KSnMqOW91jHvzAA14b+jqbO3QenYxv07P8AAf8AgiGHZbrhU5+YWmwHc6ik1yHA KnX1Btnpbb8MucGyIdu3v31Vba/a9m5zqP0b/wBJ/PVJKbv7T6f6XrfaGemCBvkR7hvb/nM9yg/r +G9RaiSSnKt+rfTbr3X3erY576nvD7HOa4UON2NTY15O+mnJc7JY1/8Ahf8AgP0KFhfU76v4JrNO Strategic-behavioral interventions in the treatment of chronic non-organic motor disorders. x��1!ОSLe�p�uK5Z�h��f� /s3/AAqSm1iNybXNyG5NFtDjINVRBLY/0vrWf5+xD6pmDHuG7NbjsawPdSK973ifdsfu9vG1nsR+ Electromyography, magnetic resonance, and lumbar puncture study results were all negative. 6gjn+cVfqOI67KY8YYyGlga+z1TWRDtzG7R9JjNznqzhMtayx1tDMdz37i1j986NZve7az3+1Vep The patient recently graduated from high school and planned to attend college on a music scholarship. She continued to require the white blind cane to assist with navigation due to her blindness. s1hzt4P5ypt6gJ3N6m87xJe3FgTG1s+z3qw7KNt7/Rz7WB1e9rPQkNDAN1nvZ79+/wDNSUiZ1Emh Abnormal movement patterns were ignored, and correct movement patterns were reinforced using feedback and praise. 5gPptbD4btsDW1tcz+c/Ret+i/0qSmV9+6ovGTmVCwh1Qro1YGb26V+i52x7ve71/wAxiY5Hr2TT On admission, the patient was taking Florinef and mitodrine. endobj The symptoms are often reinforced by social support from family and friends or by avoiding underlying emotional stress. dQZWLH9MoFldrhsZe77HR1MWehvstxmv+0/zO9/ps/w3qfzaU9EkuRo+uz8Job1ttb7L8XFzMZ2K AFX+5/8AwX8v+dQ2NDshobjdN1Ih4ILnGS3Y39H6jLKnsY76H/bad9VNzWgVdNfc+193p7iWP3Nb KwhzKmBzQQHbROp3O930vc73JnYOE8BrsepwaIaCxpAHlojpJKQjDw2tDW0VhrdAAxsAT6mmn+k9 ut3fTdtY/b/ha/8Arg/2lXsY0dTxfUElz/S5aQyBtF3sd/r+Ykpf7SHsDas3Bc+trnX+32hoc3dY The patient was estranged from her biological father who was an alcoholic. Conversion and somatization disorders. At a three-month phone interview follow-up, the patient was doing well with no reoccurrence of her symptoms. Future studies should include analysis of outcomes of inpatient versus outpatient rehabilitation and outcomes of psychiatric versus rehabilitation treatment approaches or combination approaches. Psychological counseling is helpful to assist the patient in dealing with his or her underlying emotional conflicts and with finding new ways to deal with emotional stress. She lived in an apartment in the home of her mother and stepfather. /wAGpftFrKA79osO68MFzaDsnax/2c6u9vu/nN/s/SfpP0Sf9pY2729SZy4BpbOp9X86PzHW1bP3 <>stream <>>>/BBox[0 0 611 791]/Length 136>>stream Approval for this retrospective chart review was obtained from the Mayo Clinic Institutional Review Board. The patients’ successful outcomes correspond with studies that report good prognosis with acute onset of symptoms, age under 40 years, a precipitating stressful life event, and good premorbid health.24,46. The patient had normal muscle strength in her lower and upper extremities on manual muscle testing. The patient was independent in rolling and scooting in bed. Gooch JL, Wolcott R, Speed J. Behavioral management of, 14. x�S�*�*T0T0 B�����i�����U���D*� 8� Walking can be as hard as taking your first step as a child or as easy as a stroll through Henry Cowell Redwoods (a favorite place to walk for my kids and I). The patient required reassurance and positive reinforcement of her progress and needed encouragement to push herself and try new challenges. <>stream endstream x��� The patient demonstrated normal speech and cognition. 9fs/SemzZV/xqSlDCwziWObTgg2P1cYfU6suaP5H5rWfyPUSu6eLW77cLBNtzntySbHSZH5loqD/ nXi71S3KGU1roMN2ljuS1V+p5TqcgNOacVmyQ1tJsBPulz7Njmt+j9BJSAZtjvW/yowNYWe9tEbC He believed hysterical symptoms were converted into physical symptoms, thus the term conversion.7, The incidence of individuals with conversion disorder has been reported to be between 11 and 48 per 100,000 people in the general population.19,20 Conversion disorder can occur in individuals of any age, race, ethnic, or social background. A case study. j x�+� � | Progressing therapeutic intervention in patients with neuromuscular disorders: a framework to assist clinical decision making. The diagnosis of conversion disorder is not specifically listed in the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice.39 However, the symptoms of weakness, balance difficulties, and incoordination fit under the practice pattern 5A: Primary Prevention/Risk Reduction for Loss of Balance and Falling. �E%���)�� It has one or more symptoms that affect voluntary motor or sensory function suggesting a neurological or other medical condition, but they are inconsistent with known neurological or musculoskeletal pathologies.1 Individuals with conversion disorder do not intentionally produce or feign their symptoms. endstream RA9JvtddtbazZ6Nf7jd/vSU3BmZpMfYLRoDJfTH8pulp9yk7KzBTubhvNswKi9ggFpc177N23b6n Initially, the patient may "step-to" here involved lower extremity, rather than "step-through." She was independent in all transfers, self-cares, and gait. kcwAC9mfd6LLK2+mcZ5JaA2x9Zmr13vfUP53/BWK0zIAeRZfY59Rgu9Ihrixv6T2x9DfkM/SV+l/ /dZUK3gP6VLh7mu4hod6kw73+5RFmKCwjI6W2ul4LPYBt2kEOZ+l9j2NP/f1N9tVBc37V09jamBj 6WGvYBJa0+4uYNnvp/R+x/vt9/pqb3bLqXf5QJrrYYa2WuEiwtu02+r+bckphd6wqY2vI6gLbG+1 34 0 obj Et6i9oqAZZa2gEOdq0+70zu+jY/9D/NpU5biwv8At+RtYx078YjU/omO1p3PsbbZW5jGfTSUscm9 evt3N/Rsa8e76NjT9D/0qmsZW6imtuFXZcwW0NoN7faLBFjf5e9jf0jP8Gi/YrBXUxmFSxoD9zS8 The patient then progressed to standing in the parallel bars and was able to progress very quickly to walking in the parallel bars with bilateral upper extremity support. �i 9l1L8552Vhz4x9paS6h7bad7S32tsczY79LX/wBbTWdRsrsZuzrJrbX6tP2b3PLm+oXsgfn7voMd endobj 991jixor3ABpcX/ZnOr/AJr3fR9/83/24lMqLnusDjk5gYyA71KdotJFuS2G+l6lfpt9j/ZV/gqk endstream 3uZ/ND6bPd/xiI6kNNwNGC3He1z7ml59zh763Wt9P09jbP5x7v8ASKLcQWV7HYvT3CsB1FYJc0eo LWMDWML8h7q8Ktv2u6r7PdlUM+1+hlPZ9kq9SrJt9Vn6RKerSWBR9dekZFlLKG2uGRdVj1Pd6dYL <>stream /g6/T+h/wlSM5uRZUwF+WNzC4ODa2ua6oz+k21t9+Vv+js9J/pf9uX/suL/oa/8ANH9yX2XG/wBC 4W306/tH+Dt2f6T1N+qkkpwcj6l9EyKjRYLRQLLra6WWOY2v7SyyrMqpDI2U3+vbY6r99/s/Q/ok She also practiced walking up and down two flights of stairs, which she needed to attend classes at her school. ay0dNe51jBvi8AO3MFTq/S9QV/o2vfX/AJ/pJKVXhikOLcbKkNZZvOSSXuArGywuyPe9n5/q/o7G endstream Again, if the patient demonstrated abnormal movement patterns, the therapist instructed her to sit down, relax, and regain control of her limbs. x�s Her children lived with their father, and the patient had visitation rights on the weekends. Delamater AM, Rosenbloom N, Conners CK, et al. The patient practiced standing weight shifts in parallel bars including stepping forward and back over her right and then left lower extremities. The tool is a measure of functional status that consists of 23 items in seven areas of function: self-care, sphincter control, mobility, locomotion, communication, social adjustment, cognition, and problem solving.44. <>stream 40 0 obj m2YncInmFhupY+ttZZ0w26uusadoDajU9v0f0v8Ag3f8HV6SIKw4145q6aC5zX1MGp2/zNr2M2bf Her medical history included Leber’s hereditary amaurosis since birth causing legal blindness. UMtyWb8Ou8bRFttvp/v/AKNjdr921vuSUgGI6j07q+mDcwG0gXn2vBsdsaz6L3O/9GIb8JjWWNZ0 pfYdXD2/pK/0f+f/AIRF6fnb7TTkZ2NkXWAOrqogEDaHPhhssf6f+EUOpZAryWsObRjSwODLq95m iDj9N2PPZ3tNkF1c/of+E2/9c9T/AINJTexMnLuc0tbjux9Q59NpfBH5oHpNY7/PQOqUerfrhUZA endobj A consistent healthcare team trained in the behavioral treatment approach to. 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OMaocGj9ow4lohwDRPf95jWep/r6af3XB9zm9QqcGmw1BwEmTurq923dXv8AZ/pP+EUmS2xz2VZ5 The patient also received positive reinforcement through independence on the rehabilitation floor and passes to go out with his or her family. She was unable to attempt stairs or gait due to her weakness and instability. • Step: The events that occur between successive heel contacts of opposite feet, for example, between left and right heel contacts. 42. <>>>/BBox[0 0 611 791]/Length 136>>stream Z/1p6pjUPuuwx03HGU3GbmZjXuqa1xyfTyL2UFr68e/0cCj7Q99dePd1D9J6n2b9MlPUpLnsf654 Lazare A. your express consent. 10 0 obj Heruti RJ, Levy A, Adunski A, et al. Verbal cues included “take a break” and “regain control of your body.” The therapist did not comment about the abnormal gait pattern. 9P0ak/RPqv1jE6h0rMyqmubh22B7N4L6t+FRh5GUx3+Fbm9Qxrr7Pd636z9qtZ69mUytKegwfq10 x��� She was on the dean’s list in college and living independently in a dorm room. 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If the behavior does not provide reinforcement, it will be discontinued.10 In the treatment of the three cases described in this case series, the unwanted behaviors (abnormal gait, ataxia, and paralysis) were not punished but were ignored, and the desired behaviors (normal gait, smooth movements, and normal strength) were rewarded.11,33–35 The therapist asked the patient to stop and sit down and rest if an abnormal gait pattern or behavior occurred. 30w4ZXqN+yvbmX+my2l+NdZ6z8n07af9Hb/O3nfXXpfoWZVFOTk4rLK6K76mNIsutFRrxaa3WMyP endstream The successful management of the three cases described in this report involved a combination of behavioral modification and physical therapy interventions incorporating strengthening, balance training, conditioning, gait, and transfer training. oaIbWwDjRoGif0qojY2NdIHflJTkY17LrKmvv6c7cWj0q27nFsexlTvV9/8A23sWxXXXU0MqY1jB Solyom C, Solyom L. A treatment program for functional paraplegia/Munchausen’s syndrome. The patient receives praise on completion of a step in the training sequence. Structural factor analysis for medically unexplained somatic symptoms of somatization disorder in the Epidemiologic Catchment Area Study. The maximal possible discharge FIMTM is 126. Aetiology may include trauma, toxic and metabolic causes, neoplasms, immune mechanisms and genetic diseases. 4d1TqemsLXAsbIdWC4+i99zNv0n/AOC/0n80kpcYdG1zvs3Tza9gLHEy31w1jXtDCx22ln0vY/8A The patient was discharged home after a care conference with school representatives, family, and healthcare team members. The authors also reported that the motor portion of the FIMTM demonstrated strong concurrent validity with the Barthel Index with a Spearman’s correlation coefficient ranging from 0.74 (admission) to 0.92 (discharge). Her bowel and bladder function was also normal. <>>>/BBox[0 0 611 791]/Length 103>>stream /wBJV/LUnVNZXa2xvUbBYRVtLw4kGX7q9j/3afe7/hNinTVZXdQ70Mx29rXWH1yWseXQ5ljLLK/V ZNjdrHm91d+bjMddTvtwftzPX9Sl3syvtFdF/ofoVW6X9VOiYPTcfp3VRVf1LMxhjve8t9QlmKzA 1 0 obj jWwxrP0b9myvb7/z1EWvqFbmZHULCS9zqjSHuId6lev6Nno7bv01Pqfo3sq/R+xSb6gY31buoWF+ r3MuvtYyp21lnqfnNrr/AHFD7WLMdxHUMl7TLTZXjHkex7fZR7dr/wC3WiW3udsu9fNZua5gbXQY BvOPmVuxbHZd+LVqHhzKL2dOblO+g5rL8y6rH2NZZss/7r035Fch9cumXdJzuo4wLn4NByBjWkVv ^��Ey�9 ^��Ey�9 7meu3e3Itqtp21/4O+uq/K/7z6sxDZ9eukvFBFOTF4pdOxkMZdj/ALT9W39L/N4+JufkbN/83+i9 On the second day of her hospital admission for the medical assessment of her chest pain, she developed acute weakness and tremors of her bilateral arms and legs. The patient’s gait was videotaped and reviewed on both days of therapy. Historically, mental health professionals have been the primary providers treating individuals with conversion disorder. One of the main goals of rehabilitation of the patient with conversion disorder is to assist the individual to move away from a “sick role” and to return to healthy roles in their social, physical, and work life. Human gaits are the various ways in which a human can move, either naturally or as a result of specialized training. Verbal cues provided included “feel the floor with your feet,” “visualize yourself walking normally,” “you are doing well, look at the progress you have made.”. The patient was unable to ambulate without maximal support of two people. Emphasis is placed on the quality of movement instead of the quantity of movement. 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There may be associated cerebellar signs (eg, dysarthria, intention tremor, nystagmus). Slater revisited: 6 year follow up study of patients with medically unexplained symptoms. Mai FM. The physical therapy management program involved a sequence of steps in which the patient was progressively more challenged. endobj w1oAH3BRONju2F1TD6ZDq5aPaQNrXM/d+ko1ZmNbc+iuwOtq1ezuAdElJkkkklP/1vVUkkklIWYm Her symptoms had been present for two months. Informal communication about the patients’ care happened on an as-needed basis outside of the scheduled care conference times. At discharge, she was independent and safe in all transfers, self-care skills, and gait. ��E%� She also began ambulating up and down six steps with a railing and step-over-step gait pattern with only contact guard assistance from the therapist. 7HGbuDPsvqs9Xc6NrfQ3er7t37qs+vRr+kZ7dXe4aDzXBfUrC+x/X36w02uFuQynHdfdH0rbmsyM YXZdtdVbP2q+LGyXnH9+wlzXPEM9j/0bvpV/TRX5j3l137TfVUHACtuNJiwF1Q/SVusf7G/uez9K �ř�@!�E���4C��@����@c\C� �k� She required verbal cueing to control knee recurvatum during stance phase of gait bilaterally. Gait 1. Chardoff P. The diagnosis of hysteria: an overview. Wmx+O7GsNvqlnqucNwna79G/Zs97v0P80o9RoNmSwtxLMg7QDY2/0mtG73N9MWN3Wfnfzf8A11JS Therefore, a sound knowledge of the normal gait pattern and cadence is of utmost importance in evaluating and understanding the limitations of the patient with abnormal gait patterns and in prescribing the appropriate ambulatory assistive device. The mean discharge FIMTM score of the three patients was 124 with the mean FIMTM gain in score from admission to discharge of 48 points. The patient also had a history of sexual abuse by a family member. The gait is considered wide based if the outside of the patient’s feet do not stay within the width of the tile. Yz3eo7/tv1FCvCc07BTmgush9pyTDg0+j6r3C71dvpfpW/o0lOlgNjFZpcJkxkHdYJP5/uegZ9lw endstream ZEXCo3Q2F9JV4mXys4TD03Xj80YnlKSFtJXE1OT0pbXF1eX1VmZ2hpamtsbW5vY3R1dnd4eXp7fH The patient had full passive range of motion of all extremities, but was unable to move her extremities on command. The tölt is a gait that is often described as being unique to the Icelandic horse. The patient transferred from the bed to a wheelchair with a standing pivot, requiring maximal assistance from the therapist. Light touch and proprioceptive sensation was absent on testing of all four extremities. Binzer M, Anderson PM, Kullgren G. Clinical characteristics of patients with motor disability due to. x�+� � | She was instructed to sit down and rest when she demonstrated knee recurvatum on stance phase or large lower extremity swing phase movements. endstream x��1!ОSLe�p�uK5Z�h��f� • Stride: The events that take place between successive heel contacts of the same foot. The slow gait is a general term for various lateral gaits that follow the same general lateral footfall pattern, but the rhythm and collection of the movements are different. The progression to gait outside of the parallel bars occurred when the patient was able to demonstrate a normal gait pattern in the parallel bars. <>>>/BBox[0 0 611 791]/Length 142>>stream

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