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The natural course of DSM-IV somatoform disorders and syndromes among adolescents and young adults: a prospective-longitudinal community study.
Patients with somatoform disorders have experienced adverse childhood experience, which also include insufficient parental care.
The psychologist, aided by family medicine residents, entertained the diagnoses of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and somatoform disorders, particularly conversion.
Treatment of the patient as a whole, with respect and empathy, as well as frequent follow-up, is the treatment of choice for somatoform disorders and may be an effective treatment.
56) Therefore, the most likely claimant of somatoform disorder would tend to be a female of low socioeconomic status in her twenties or early thirties with some indication of depression or anxiety and/or a history of abuse.
A subtype of somatoform disorder, conversion disorder, has historically been treated in inpatient settings (Speed and Mooney 2002).
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Somatoform disorders are illnesses of uncertain origin.
schizophrenia, antisocial personality disorder, somatoform disorders, dissociative disorders).
3,5,7-9 Moreover, there is some evidence that functional impairment is higher in somatoform disorder with a co-morbid depressive or anxiety disorder.
In other words, hers is a case of straight forward psychological etiology here, as in many cases, a somatoform disorder.
Habit, or psychogenic, cough is a somatoform disorder that occurs in older children and adolescents.