Psychogenic aphonia: spectacular recovery after motor cortex transcranial magnetic stimulation

Feinstein, Anthony
January 2009
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Jan2009, Vol. 80 Issue 1, p4
Academic Journal
The article provides information the relevance of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and functional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in detecting and treating psychogenic aphonia. According to the article, it is also known as conversion disorder which can be found within the "Diagnostic Manual of Mental Disorder" (DSM-IV) and it is considered a rare disorder. It also highlights the usefulness of repetitive TMS and MRI in conversion disorder treatment.


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