somatic symptom disorder


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somatic symptom disorder

n.
A psychiatric disorder characterized by excessive preoccupation with and anxiety about one or more physical symptoms that may or may not be due to an underlying medical condition.
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When no abnormalities are identified, a form of Somatic Symptom Disorder must be considered.
In the DSM-5, somatic symptom disorder does not make medically unexplained symptoms central to the diagnosis.
In the DSM-5, the new disorder known as somatic symptom disorder does not make medically unexplained symptoms central to the diagnosis.
DSM-5 brings many different somatic conditions into a new disorder known as somatic symptom disorder.
This category includes: * somatic symptom disorder * illness anxiety disorder * conversion disorder (functional neurological symptom disorder) * psychological factors affecting other medical conditions * factitious disorder * other specified somatic symptom and related disorder * unspecified somatic symptom and related disorder.
The topics include research methods, the assessment and classification of psychological disorders, dissociative disorders and somatic symptom disorders, sexuality disorders and gender dysphoria, and the law and mental health.
The relationship between this cognitive factor, expectation/ anticipatory fatigue, with perception of fatigue, has been shown to be a useful key to be kept in mind in designing cognitive intervention, both for patients with somatic symptom disorders and more general emotional disorders.
Initial discussions led to the creation of 16 workgroups, each led by a member of the task force, and each focusing on specific sets of disorders (e.g., addictions, personality disorders, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, somatic symptom disorders, etc.).
Short-term psychodynamic psychotherapies for somatic symptom disorders. Systematic review and meta-analysis.
Somatic symptom disorders (SSD) are a class of conditions that are impacted by affective, cognitive, and reinforcing factors that might or might not be consciously or intentionally produced.