Imaging hypnotic paralysis: implications for conversion hysteria.

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Serval ID
serval:BIB_210F3AFBFAD5
Type
Article: article from journal or magazin.
Publication sub-type
Letter (letter): Communication to the publisher.
Collection
Publications
Title
Imaging hypnotic paralysis: implications for conversion hysteria.
Journal
Lancet
Author(s)
Halligan P.W., Athwal B.S., Oakley D.A., Frackowiak R.S.
ISSN
0140-6736 (Print)
ISSN-L
0140-6736
Publication state
Published
Issued date
2000
Volume
355
Number
9208
Pages
986-987
Language
english
Notes
Publication types: Case Reports ; Letter ; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov'tPublication Status: ppublish
Abstract
In a single case study with positron emission tomography (PET) functional imaging, hypnotic paralysis activated similar brain areas to those in conversion hysteria, supporting the view that hypnosis and hysteria might share common neurophysiological mechanisms.
Keywords
Adult, Brain/blood supply, Conversion Disorder/physiopathology, Conversion Disorder/radionuclide imaging, Humans, Male, Paralysis/physiopathology, Paralysis/radionuclide imaging, Regional Blood Flow, Tomography, Emission-Computed
Pubmed
Web of science
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