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Time for a New Model of Functional Neurological Symptom Disorder (FNSD

  • Open or CloseIram Zehra Bokharey1*, Urusa Fahim2 and Zarish Shireen3

    1Chief Clinical Psychologist, Department of Psychiatry, Mayo Hospital, Pakistan

    2Academic Dean Humanities & Social Sciences, Kinnaird College for Women, Pakistan

    3Assistant Psychologist, Department of Psychiatry, Mayo Hospital, Pakistan

    *Corresponding author: Iram Zehra Bokharey, Chief Clinical Psychologist, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Mayo Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan

Submission: June 10, 2022; Published: August 26, 2022

DOI: 10.31031/ACAM.2022.07.000664

ISSN: 2637-7802
Volume7 Issue3


This paper explores the dearth of research on Functional Neurological Symptom Disorder (FNSD) and proposes that it is necessary to come up with regionally relevant scholarly research on FNSD. This will help create models and coalesce it with conceptual yardsticks closer to our socio-cultural context. This can also help to create regionally rooted scholarship to carry out the much-needed therapeutic interventions.

Keywords:Functional neurological symptom disorder; Etiology; Psychoanalytic

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