8%), followed by depression (6%), somatoform disorders
Mean scale scores were compared between the somatoform disorder
group, other study groups and healthy control group in order to determine the discriminative validity of the Health Anxiety Scale.
6% dysthymia), anxiety disorders were found with a rate of 19%, somatoform disorder
were found with a rate of 18% and PAA was found with a rate of 10% (27).
It may also be effective in the treatment of anxiety disorders (including posttraumatic stress disorder, panic disorder and social anxiety disorder), obsessive-compulsive disorder, undifferentiated somatoform disorder
and, as add-on therapy, in schizophrenia (2).
8% had somatoform disorder
Among anxiety disorders, the prevalence of obsessive-compulsive disorder was 21.
Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) was previously classified in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th edition, text revision (DSMS-IV IV-TR)  as a somatoform disorder
characterised by a preoccupation with a slight or imagined defect in one's appearance, leading to clinically significant distress or impairment in functioning.
The current DSM-IV-TR categorizes BDD as a somatoform disorder
(APA, 2000; see Phillips et al.
On the other hand, Muller et al,  recommended dividing patients into four groups according to the existence of pain, depression secondary to pain, depression with concomitant FMS, and somatoform disorder
Accordingly, ICD-10 classifies conversion disorder as a dissociative disorder while DSM-IV considers it as a somatoform disorder
(Brown, Cardena, Nijenhuis, Sar, & van der Hart, 2007; Spitzer et al.
22) in Part v, i will discuss the aspects of somatoform disorder
terminology, acceptance, and assessment that prevent somatoform disorder
determinations from being efficiently and consistently made when examined within the framework of current disability determination protocol.
was seen in P2 (8%) and P3 (6%) but was absent in P1.
Overall, 50% of patients received a psychiatric diagnosis: 30% were diagnosed with one or more anxiety disorders, 18% with a depressive disorder, and 18% with a somatoform disorder