psychogenic vertigo

psychogenic vertigo

a sensation of dizziness, as from a wheeling motion, with an etiology that is psychosomatic or based on conversion. See: somatoform disorder, hysteria.
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(4,9) Psychiatric conditions such as anxiety, depression, and bipolar disorder can manifest as dizziness, disorientation, or psychogenic vertigo. (4,10) Medications including nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, anticonvulsants, antipsychotics, and sedatives can all contribute to dizziness.
Psychological findings in benign paroxysmal positional vertigo and psychogenic vertigo. J Otolaryngol 2000; 29:154- 158.
Blood glucose and insulin levels, thyroid function and serology in Meniere's disease, recurrent vestibulopathy and psychogenic vertigo. J Otolaryngology 1979;8(4):347-53.