conversion reaction
noun see conversion disorder

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • conversion reaction — noun a mental disorder characterized by the conversion of mental conflict into somatic forms (into paralysis or anesthesia having no apparent cause) • Syn: ↑conversion disorder, ↑conversion hysteria • Hypernyms: ↑mental disorder, ↑mental… …   Useful english dictionary

  • conversion reaction — see under disorder …   Medical dictionary

  • conversion reaction — The transformation of an emotion into physical manifestations. (E.g., an injured person converts an emotional disturbance into physical symptoms.) Kilarjian v. Horvath, C.A.N.Y., 379 F.2d 547, 548 …   Black's law dictionary

  • conversion reaction — The transformation of an emotion into physical manifestations. (E.g., an injured person converts an emotional disturbance into physical symptoms.) Kilarjian v. Horvath, C.A.N.Y., 379 F.2d 547, 548 …   Black's law dictionary

  • conversion disorder — n a psychoneurosis in which bodily symptoms (as paralysis of the limbs) appear without physical basis called also conversion hysteria, conversion reaction * * * a psychological conflict or need that manifests itself as an organic dysfunction or… …   Medical dictionary

  • conversion — [kən vʉr′zhən, kən vʉr′shən] n. [ME conversioun < OFr conversion < L conversio < pp. of convertere: see CONVERT] 1. a converting or being converted; specif., a) a change from lack of faith to religious belief; adoption of a religion b) a …   English World dictionary

  • conversion hysteria — noun a mental disorder characterized by the conversion of mental conflict into somatic forms (into paralysis or anesthesia having no apparent cause) • Syn: ↑conversion disorder, ↑conversion reaction • Hypernyms: ↑mental disorder, ↑mental… …   Useful english dictionary

  • conversion disorder — noun a mental disorder characterized by the conversion of mental conflict into somatic forms (into paralysis or anesthesia having no apparent cause) • Syn: ↑conversion reaction, ↑conversion hysteria • Hypernyms: ↑mental disorder, ↑mental… …   Useful english dictionary

  • conversion disorder — noun Date: 1980 a psychoneurosis in which bodily symptoms (as paralysis of the limbs) appear without physical basis called also conversion hysteria, conversion reaction …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Reaction de Herz — Réaction de Herz La Réaction de Herz, du nom du chimiste Richard Herz, la conversion de dérivés de aniline (1) en sels de Herz (2) avec du dichlorure de disoufre, suivi par une hydrolyse du dit sel (2) en le thiolate de sodium correspondant (3)… …   Wikipédia en Français

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