Year: 1982 Source: Littleton, Mass.: John Wright PSG Inc., 1982. p.101-108 SIEC No: 19870961

This chapter describes 6 cases of hysterical or conversion seizures occurring in adolescents who had previously experienced incest. The simultaneous occurrence of these 2 uncommon conditions suggests a causal connection. The cases described have other characteristics in common, including threatened or attempted suicide, & the authors suggest that a specific syndrome can be described. (15 refs.)