8% had somatoform disorder
Among anxiety disorders, the prevalence of obsessive-compulsive disorder was 21.
Accordingly, ICD-10 classifies conversion disorder as a dissociative disorder while DSM-IV considers it as a somatoform disorder
(Brown, Cardena, Nijenhuis, Sar, & van der Hart, 2007; Spitzer et al.
Characterized by physical symptoms or complaints that cannot be substantiated by medical examination or treatment, (13) somatoform disorders
force evaluators to confront difficult questions about the existence of a condition that all too often only the claimant is able to appreciate with any certainty and can seem to both the lay person and the medical evaluator to be "all in one's head.
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There was a significant difference in the prevalence of mood, anxiety, psychotic and somatoform disorders
between offenders with ADHD versus those without it.
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are relatively common in Europe, with a 12 month prevalence of about 6.
Psychogenic movement disorders (PMDs) are mostly generated by conversion or somatoform disorders
in which psychological stressors unconsciously produce abnormal movements.
For example, while distorted perceptions of body image have drawn comparisons with eating disorders (Pope, Katz, & Hudson, 1993) and somatoform disorders
such as body dysmorphic disorder, a more precise understanding of muscle dysmorphia (Oliveira & Aratijo, 2004) is needed, particularly in relation to the DSM-IV-TR (APA, 2000) categories and diagnoses that it closely resembles.
schizophrenia, antisocial personality disorder, somatoform disorders
, dissociative disorders).
These illnesses include adjustment disorders, bipolar disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, personality disorders, schizophrenia, and somatoform disorders
High rates of co-morbidity may lead to suggestions that somatoform disorders
be better conceptualised as a severity marker of depression or anxiety, rather than an independent disorder.