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Somatization Disorder (aka Briquet's Syndrome)

The most common characteristic of the somatoform disorder is the appearance of physical symptoms or complaints for which they have no organic basis. Such dysfunctional symptoms tend to range from sensory or motor disability, hypersensitivity to pain.

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  PsychNet-UK Somatization Disorder Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
  On The Misdiagnosis of Somatization Disorder.- On the misdiagnosis of somatization disorder in Gulf War veterans and others with overlapping disorders of Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia and Multiple Chemical Sensitivity. Not Rated
  Somatization Disorder - Overview - Somatization disorder is a long-term (chronic) condition in which a person has physical symptoms that are caused by psychological problems, and no physical problem can be found. 3/5
  Somatization Disorder - Is a chronic condition in which there are numerous physical complaints. These complaints can last for years, and result in substantial impairment. The physical symptoms are caused by psychological problems, and no underlying physical problem can be identified. 3/5
  Somatoform Disorders - Somatoform disorders represent a group of disorders characterized by physical symptoms suggesting a medical disorder. However, somatoform disorders represent a psychiatric condition because the physical symptoms present in the disorder cannot be fully explained by a medical disorder, substance use, or another mental disorder.An Article by William R Yates, MD, MS. Not Rated
  Somatoform Disorders - DSM5 Development. Not Rated
   
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