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Believing is power: Physicians’ first step in treating functional neurological disorders

      Functional neurological disorder (FND) has been considered a contentious topic in neurology literature. While one of the most misunderstood and poorly managed conditions in neurology, it is beginning to receive deserved attention. Since initial academic recognition in the 19th century, burgeoning research in recent years has led to adoption and streamlining of “functional” terminology, modified diagnostic criteria, and marked growth of research publications from around the globe.
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