Table 1

Sequential assignment of hysterical conversion reaction (HCR) and alternate diagnoses during case patients’ hospitalizations
Diagnoses assigned Hospital Total
Hospital A (N= 171) Hospital B (N= 277) (N=448)
Number (%) Number (%) Number (%)
HCR throughout hospitalization 94 (55%) 173 (62%) 267 (60%)
HCR at admission, changed by discharge 20 (12%) 78 (28%) 98 (22%)
HCR at discharge, not at admission 56 (33%) 22 (8%) 78 (17%)
HCR as interim diagnosis only 1 (1%) 4 (2%) 5 (1%)

Kendall et al.

Kendall et al. BMC Women's Health 2012 12:38   doi:10.1186/1472-6874-12-38

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