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It is always useful to review an article’s bibliography and references to get a deeper understanding of the psychoanalytic concepts and theoretical framework in it.

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Segalla, R., Jr. (2017). A Preverbal Perspective on Conversion Disorder. Psychoanal. Inq., 37(2):73-81.

(2017). Psychoanalytic Inquiry, 37(2):73-81

A Preverbal Perspective on Conversion Disorder

Roger J. Segalla, Jr., Ph.D.

In contrast to the vast majority of writings on hysteria that place its genesis within the Oedipal period, this article conceptualizes a preverbal, pre-Oedipal origin for the primary manifestation of hysteriaconversion disorder. Findings from infant observation research are used to support a conceptualization that includes connections to temperament, attachment strategies, Wilma Bucci’s multiple code theory, and Leslie Farber’s perspectives on will and willfulness. This article suggests an etiology that is dependent on a complexity of factors operating interactively and within the context of a relational process.

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