What causes conversion disorder?
It is not known what exactly causes conversion disorder. The symptoms are often triggered by a stressful event; it may be that conversion disorder is a way for the brain to cope with stress by 'channeling' the emotional stress into physical manifestation.
Author: Idan Ben-Barak
First answered: 09 Jul 2015
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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