Sex Female 39 (83.0%) Male 8 (17.0%) Age (years) 51.6 [+ or -] 8.8 Height (cm) 169.4 [+ or -] 7.9 Weight (kg) 71.6 [+ or -] 12.4 Diagnosis (multiple responses) Neurasthenia (without 14 (29.8%) post-traumatic stress disorder) Post-traumatic stress disorder 17 (36.2%) (without neurasthenia) Neurasthenia + post-traumatic 13 (27.7%) stress disorder Somatization disorder
(with 9(19.1%) or without post-traumatic stress disorder or neurasthenia) Clinical effects
(43.) Undifferentiated Somatoform Disorder is distinguished "from Somatization Disorder
by the requirement in Somatization Disorder
of a multiplicity of symptoms of several years' duration and an onset before age 30 years." Id.
and somatic symptoms were also found to be more prevalent in the island as compared to other US communities.
[11.] Kent DA, Tomasson K, Coryell W: Course and outcome of conversion and somatization disorders
: A four-year follow-up.
Mindfulness-Based therapies in the treatment of somatization disorders
: A systematic review and meta analysis.
It is important to diligently assess for common psychiatric comorbidities; using the AMPS and CARE MD mnemonics, along with screening for somatization disorders
, is an easy and effective way to evaluate for relevant psychiatric conditions associated with chronic head pain.
Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder presenting as Somatization Disorder
. The 13th European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Conference, 6-9 June 2013, Bologna, Italy.
(11) A diagnosis of somatization disorder
, in particular, depends largely on a subjective interpretation of whether or not the presenting symptoms have a physical cause.
Also, anxiety and other specific disorders assessed, such as BAD, PTSD, and somatization disorder
, require further investigation for the establishment of their role in CPP.
To, assess the severity of symptoms of somatization disorder
, Screening for Somatoform Symptoms Scale (SOMS-7, Rief and Hiller, 2003) was used.
Cognitive--behavioral treatment has also shown to be an important method for symptom and cost reduction for somatization disorder
patients (Allen et al., 2006).
Hypnotherapy and an Alter Personality: A Case of Somatization Disorder
. Japanese Journal of Hypnosis, Vol 46(2), 8-14.