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Somatization Disorder

Somatization Disorder: Introduction

Somatization Disorder: A disorder that is characterised by multiple somatic complaints. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Somatization Disorder is available below.

Symptoms of Somatization Disorder

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Somatization Disorder?

Somatization Disorder: Related Patient Stories

Somatization Disorder: Complications

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Causes of Somatization Disorder

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Disease Topics Related To Somatization Disorder

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Somatization Disorder: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Somatization Disorder

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Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because he suffered...read more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions, such as a stroke or ...read more »

ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults. Some...read more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians. Many patients...read more »

Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with an eating disorder is female. The result is that men with eating disorders often...read more »

Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be undiagnosed in teenagers. The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe...read more »

Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression) may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see ...read more »

Somatization Disorder: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Somatization Disorder

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Somatization Disorder: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Somatization Disorder

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Research about Somatization Disorder

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Somatization Disorder: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Somatization Disorder:

Characterized by physical symptoms and demonstrable structural or physiological changes in which emotional factors are believed to play a major etiologic role. - (Source - Diseases Database)

 

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