michele Posted January 22, 2011 Report Share Posted January 22, 2011 Lately several leading Dr's and several PANDAS parents are reporting their Dr's and psychiatrists and neurologists are seeing a correlation between PANDAS after strep and a reaction in the body called Conversion Disorder where the mind plays games on them and they are not able to walk or they may loose muscle control or stop eating or can't stop bark. it causes the brain to take over and make your body have compulsions and can even make you think you are blind and can't walk..and so on..it's real to the person but there is nothing really wrong with their body..it is a mental thing. It goes along with PANDAS..and a lot of Parents do not know this..and more and more children are having it..do some research on it..help spread the word on this because these kids that we think have just tics and OCD and compulsions are having this too..and it can be helped and finding the key to helping them is getting to know what is going on with them and letting them know this is ok and real and they can help control this.. Kids are not able to walk because of this and PT can help a lot with it..they loose so much muscle control..Please check it out..might help you are someone else you know.See More If anyone has access to this article I think it would be very helpful to see the connection of PANDAS and Conversion. What is Conversion Disorder and How Can You Cope? - Associated Content from Yahoo! - associatedcontent www.associatedcontent.com Conversion disorder unfortunately affects children all over the world. It is defined as a type of conditions that has altered or complete loss of physical function. Prospective identification and treatment of children with pediatric autoimmune ...... PANDAS and paroxysms: a case of conversion disorder? J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol. 2008 Feb;18(1):109-15. Kuluva J, Hirsch S, Coffey B. NYU Child Study Center, New York, NY 10016, USA. firstname.lastname@example.org PMID: 18294094 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18294094?dopt=Abstract http://www.medhelp.org/posts/Child-Behavior/Conversion-disorder/show/463076 Conversion and PANDAS in medhelp Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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