Conversion disorder is associated with diverse somatic complaints including visual deficiency, psychogenic nonepileptic seizures, lethargy, paralyses etc. Studies have revealed that in addition to pharmacological treatment, psychological intervention including hypnosis has a significant impact in the management of conversion disorder. The current case study was focused to see any effect of unique hypnotic technique, Circle Therapy for the management of conversion disorder. The patient A.J. was referred for the evaluation and psychological management ofnon-epileptic seizures. After a complete physical and psychological observation and interview, stressors were identified a n d the patient underwent brief hypnotic session and it was suggested to diminish the stressors. The first therapy session showed remarkable impact and a second session was given as booster the next day. There were no signs of conversion disorder after the second session and even after eleven months.
Rafiq, Muhammad and Zaheer, Sana
"Management of non-epileptic seizures through Hypnosis: a case study,"
Pakistan Journal of Neurological Sciences (PJNS): Vol. 14:
1, Article 2.
Available at: https://ecommons.aku.edu/pjns/vol14/iss1/2