Conversion Disorder Worksheet

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Conversion disorder, also known as Functional Neurological Symptom Disorder, is a complex condition where patients experience physical and neurological symptoms that cannot be explained by medical evaluation. 

What Are The Theories Behind This Worksheet?

Several psychological theories provide insight into conversion disorder. The psychoanalytic theory suggests that symptoms are a manifestation of unresolved conflict, often repressed emotions or trauma. Cognitive-behavioral theories highlight how negative thought patterns and beliefs can contribute to maintaining symptoms. Biopsychosocial models emphasise the interaction between psychological, biological, and social factors.

How Will This Worksheet Help You?

This worksheet is designed to be a self-help tool for individuals with conversion disorder. Encouraging introspection and self-analysis aims to help users identify potential psychological triggers for their symptoms, understand their thought patterns, and recognise how their environment may influence their condition.

How Should You Use This Worksheet?

To maximise the benefits of this worksheet, it’s recommended to approach it with openness and honesty. Users should work through each section independently, reflecting deeply on each question and prompt.

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