Yeah, the girl says in the video "I don't think it's in my head." I think she doesn't understand how powerful psychological disorders can be. Just because it's "psychological" doesn't mean it's imagined or intentional, which is how she makes it sound.Originally Posted by imagineaa
I saw this story on the national news a few days ago. They were tested and examined and diagnosed with Conversion Disorder. They all resisted that diagnosis and claim the drs' are wrong. Interesting, when someone gets a diagnosis and it's what they want to hear, the doctors are right.
Why only girls, why all at the same high school? Is it 'contagious'? I'm actually afraid to read much about it, as I'd like to remain tic-free.Originally Posted by imagineaa
I guess because I've witnessed Conversion Disorder personally at work numerous times, it makes it easier for me to understand or believe.
Believing in Conversion Disorder is no different than believing meditation can heal a stress-related disorder or that stress can cause heart palpitations.
The mind is a very powerful thing and can cause very real physical symptoms. I've seen much more serious physical manifestations of it than tics--paralysis, for example. And I've seen absolute proof that it was caused by Conversion Disorder.
I don't believe any of them were faking either, nor do I think the evidence points to the fact that the girls in this story are faking.
The school principal, Richard Turner, said after closely interviewing the students, they found six of them were faking the symptoms.
Had I not read your post I would've thought the same thing!Originally Posted by kazyeeqen
I saw this and I was like "why is delicioso being so harst to fadeaway1289? I didn't know what it meant either, was it that obvious?"
And then I was like, "Oooohhhhh..."
Having a tic disorder or/and Tourettes is far from entertaining.Originally Posted by Nishani
Yeh, I'd be tempted to join in on this one too if I thought it was going to get me a few days off here and there - and I'd probably throw in a bit of Tourette's as well, just for my own entertainment.