These are mental disorders in which there is a psychogenic disturbance of either motor or sensory function in some parts of the body.
Patients with this condition may present with;
- Paralysis of a part of the body
The severity of disability fluctuates, and the patient fails to exhibit the seriousness the disability accords.
- Good psychiatric history to reveal the source of conflict.
- Thorough physical examination to exclude an organic problem.
- Counselling and behaviour modification.