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What is Briquet syndrome?

What is Briquet syndrome?

  • Briquet syndrome: A rare, chronic mental disorder characterized mainly by often claiming to have constant physical illness when none is able to be detected. It most often occurs in young females.
  • Briquet syndrome: 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

Briquet syndrome: Introduction

Types of Briquet syndrome:

Broader types of Briquet syndrome:

Who gets Briquet syndrome?

Gender Ratio for Briquet syndrome: vast female predominance

How serious is Briquet syndrome?

Complications of Briquet syndrome: see complications of Briquet syndrome

What causes Briquet syndrome?

Causes of Briquet syndrome: see causes of Briquet syndrome

What are the symptoms of Briquet syndrome?

Symptoms of Briquet syndrome: see symptoms of Briquet syndrome

Complications of Briquet syndrome: see complications of Briquet syndrome

Briquet syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Briquet syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Briquet syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Briquet syndrome: Psychiatrist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Briquet syndrome.
Treatments for Briquet syndrome: see treatments for Briquet syndrome
Research for Briquet syndrome: see research for Briquet syndrome

Name and Aliases of Briquet syndrome

Main name of condition: Briquet syndrome

Other names or spellings for Briquet syndrome:

Classic hysteria, female hysteria

CFS, Chronic fatigue syndromes, Conversion disorder, Psychophysiological disorder, Psychosomatic disorders, Somatization disorders, Somatoform disorder, Functional disorders Source - Diseases Database


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