Objectives: Conversion disorder is combination of clinical symptoms and can be promoted until diagnosis is confirmed. In this case, we used Korean medical psychotherapy, M&L therapy, and Korean traditional medicine for treating a conversion disorder patient.
Methods: The patient was diagnosed with conversion disorder, and main complaints were lower limb dysesthesia, and anxiety. We used BAI, BDI, HRV, CSEI-S, MMPI, Drawing room of mind for assessment. We treated the patient with Korean medical psychotherapy with M&L therapy, and Korean traditional medicine including acupuncture, moxa and herbal medicine.
Results: After treatment, clinical symptoms improved to 40% compared with first visit and the BAI, BDI, HRV, CSEI-S scores decreased, especially scores for anxiety and depression.
Conclusions: Korean medical psychotherapy and M&L psychotherapy can be effective for treating conversion disorder.