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The role of alexithymia in the development of functional motor symptoms (conversion disorder)

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  • Benedetta Demartini The Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, UCL Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London, UK Department of Psychiatry, San Paolo Hospital and University of Milan, Milan, Italy PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Panayiota Petrochilos Department of Neuropsychiatry, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Lucia Ricciardi The Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, UCL Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London, UK Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Gary Price Department of Neuropsychiatry, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Mark J Edwards The Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, UCL Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Eileen Joyce The Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, UCL Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Professor Eileen Joyce, Sobell Department, UCL Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG, UK; e.joyce{at}ucl.ac.uk
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Demartini B, Petrochilos P, Ricciardi L, et al
The role of alexithymia in the development of functional motor symptoms (conversion disorder)

Publication history

  • Received November 9, 2013
  • Revised January 20, 2014
  • Accepted January 22, 2014
  • First published March 7, 2014.
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September 09, 2014

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