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For some people, the symptoms of conversion disorder may improve with time, even without treatment. This can occur after they receive a diagnosis of the disorder, reassurance that the symptoms aren’t caused by an underlying problem, and validation that the symptoms are real.
Individuals with severe symptoms, symptoms that linger or keep coming back, or other mental or physical health problems may require treatment. The specific type of treatment depends on the particular signs and symptoms of the disorder and may include:
Symptoms of conversion disorder usually last for days to weeks and may suddenly go away. Usually the symptom itself is not life-threatening, but complications of the symptoms or unnecessary medical tests can be debilitating.
For most people, symptoms of conversion disorder get better with reassurance and time. However, up to one in four people may show a recurrence or new symptoms later. Individuals may be more likely to have long-lasting symptoms or develop a new conversion disorder if:
If it is later discovered that a separate underlying disorder is causing a person’s signs or symptoms, the long-term outlook and treatment recommendations for this person is dependent upon the underlying disorder.