• Users Online: 272
  • Print this page
  • Email this page
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 34-36

Dissociative paraplegia and other fleeting dissociative symptoms: Difficulties in evaluation and management: A case report

Institute of Mental Health, Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad. AP, India

Correspondence Address:
A Hareesh
Assistant Professor, Institute of Mental Health, Osmania Medical College, S.R. Nagar, Hyderabad - 500038. AP.
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

Rights and PermissionsRights and Permissions

Dissociative symptoms at times amounting to disorders are common and are culturally accepted in many Asian cultures but presenting not often to the psychiatric facility for management. This case report is to discuss about problems in evaluation of new symptoms during the course and difficulties in different management strategies. This is a case report of a female patient presenting with dissociative paraplegia for more than 8 months duration with resistance and substitution of symptoms during the process of management.

Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)

 Article Access Statistics
    PDF Downloaded111    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal