hysteric convulsion(redirected from psychogenic convulsion)
hys·ter·ic con·vul·sion, hysteroid convulsion
convulsions resulting from conversion disorder (for which hysteria is an older form). See: psychogenic seizure. Compare: somatoform disorder.
a violent involuntary contraction and relaxation of the skeletal muscles marked by spasmodic muscular contractions with no organic cause.
hys·ter·ic con·vul·sion(his-ter'ik kŏn-vŭl'shŭn)
Convulsions resulting from conversion disorder (for which hysteria is an older form).