Somatic Articles

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  • Somatization Disorder Symptoms
    A history of many physical complaints beginning before age 30 years that occur over a period of several years and result in treatment being sought or significant impairment in social, occupational, or other important areas ...
  • Pain Disorder Symptoms
    Pain in one or more anatomical sites is the predominant focus of the clinical presentation and is of sufficient severity to warrant clinical attention. The pain causes clinically significant distress or impairment in social, occupational, or ...
  • Hypochondriasis Symptoms
    Preoccupation with fears of having, or the idea that one has, a serious disease based on the person's misinterpretation of bodily symptoms. The preoccupation persists despite appropriate medical evaluation and reassurance. The belief in the first category ...
  • Conversion Disorder Symptoms
    One or more symptoms or deficits affecting voluntary motor or sensory function that suggest a neurological or other general medical condition. Psychological factors are judged to be associated with the symptom or deficit because the initiation or ...