Synonyms for somatization or Related words with somatization
Examples of "somatization"
is a worldwide phenomenon. A
spectrum can be identified, up to and including at one extreme
ICD-10 also includes the following subgroups of
disorder, eating disorders (these two disorders are combined because both involve disorders of bodily perception)
Current treatment for
includes cognitive behavioral therapy, psychosocial interventions, and psychoanalysis.
can be, but is not always, related to a psychological condition such as:
disorder is estimated to occur in 0.2% to 2% of females, and 0.2% of males.
The symptoms do not all have to occur at the same time, but may occur over the course of the disorder. A
disorder itself is chronic but fluctuating that rarely remits completely. A thorough physical examination of the specified areas of complaint is critical for
disorder diagnosis. Medical examination would provide object evidence of subjective complaints of the individual.
is a tendency to experience and communicate psychological distress in the form of somatic symptoms and to seek medical help for them. More commonly expressed, it is the generation of physical symptoms of a psychiatric condition such as anxiety. The term
was introduced by Wilhelm Stekel in 1924.
There are cultural differences in the prevalence of
disorder. For example,
disorder and symptoms were found to be significantly more common in Puerto Rico. In addition the diagnosis is also more prevalent among African Americans and those with less than a high school education or lower socioeconomic status.
A recent review of the cognitive–affective neuroscience of
disorder suggested that catastrophization in patients with
disorders tends to present a greater vulnerability to pain. The relevant brain regions include the dorsolateral prefrontal, insular, rostral anterior cingulate, premotor, and parietal cortices.
Factitious disorder should be distinguished from somatic symptom disorder (formerly called
disorder), in which the patient is truly experiencing the symptoms and has no intention to deceive.
In ICD-10, the latest version of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems,
syndrome is described as:
In psychodynamic theory,
is conceptualized as an ego defense, the unconscious rechannelling of repressed emotions into somatic symptoms as a form of symbolic communication.
There is also a research work done by Acharya Balkrishna and his team on
and other stress related problem and their cure through Ayurveda and yoga.
About 10-20 percent of female first degree relatives also have
disorder and male relatives have increased rates of alcoholism and sociopathy.
disorder as a mental disorder was recognized in the DSM-IV-TR classification system, but in the latest version DSM-5, it was combined with undifferentiated somatoform disorder to become "somatic symptom disorder", a diagnosis which no longer requires a specific number of somatic symptoms. Still, ICD-10, the latest version of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, still includes
They are considered a feature of conversion disorder,
disorder, and dissociative disorders. Also, pseudohallucinations can occur in people with visual/hearing loss, with the typical such type being Charles Bonnet syndrome.
A 1981 article in the "New York Times" two psychiatrists who examined the description of Blau in the book claim that she was not schizophrenic, but rather suffered from extreme depression and
Hwabyeong or Hwabyung is a Korean
disorder, a mental illness which arises when people are unable to confront their anger as a result of conditions which they perceive to be unfair.
In the DSM-5 the disorder has been renamed somatic symptom disorder (SSD), and includes SSD with predominantly somatic complaints (previously referred to as
disorder), and SSD with pain features (previously known as pain disorder).
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