Conversion (dissociative) symptoms as a presenting feature in early onset bipolar disorder: a case series
- 1Medical College, Kolkata, Psychiatry, 68, B. N. Road, Uttarpara, West Bengal 712258, India
- 2Medical College, Kolkata, Psychiatry, 88, College Street, Kolkata, West Bengal 700073, India
- 3R G Kar Medical College, Kolkata, Psychiatry, 1, Kshudiram Basu Sarani, Kolkata, West Bengal 700004, India
- 4IPGME&R, Kolkata, Psychiatry, 244, A J C Bose Road, Kolkata, West Bengal 700020, India
- Malay Kumar Ghosal,
- Published 3 April 2009
We present three cases of early onset bipolar disorder where dissociative (conversion) symptoms preceded the onset of mania. This case series underscores the significance of dissociative/conversion symptoms as an early atypical presentation in juvenile bipolar disorder.
Competing interests: none.
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