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Ghaffarinejad A. A Case Report of Hysterical Serial Belching (Rare Manifestation of Conversion). IJPBS. 2010; 4 (1) :53-55
URL: http://ijpbs.mazums.ac.ir/article-1-92-en.html

Abstract:   (4790 Views)
Hysteria is one of the conversion disorders that can be presented similar to neurological and organic disorders. Conversion symptoms are usually associated with emotional conflicts of the patient. Belching is often reported in patients with gastroesophageal reflux and is a rare manifestation of hysteria. The authors would describe a young female patient with serial belching that, after several gastrointestinal tract examinations which were unremarkable, was diagnosed as having hysteria. The patient’s belches were finished after few psychotherapy sessions.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Psychiatry
Received: 2012/05/27 | Accepted: 2014/01/6 | Published: 2014/01/6

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