somatization


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somatization

[‚sō·məd·ə′zā·shən]
(psychology)
A type of neurosis manifested in neurasthenias, hypochondriacal symptoms, and conversion hysterias.
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Also, anxiety and other specific disorders assessed, such as BAD, PTSD, and somatization disorder, require further investigation for the establishment of their role in CPP.
It includes nine scales: 1) Somatization (SOM; physical complaints), 2) Obsessive-Compulsive (OC; repetitive thoughts and compulsions), 3) Interpersonal Sensitivity (IS; feelings of inadequacy and inferiority), 4) Depression (DEP; dysphoric mood), 5) Anxiety (ANX; general anxiousness), 6) Hostility (HOS; irritability and aggression), 7) Phobic Anxiety (PHB; agoraphobic symptoms), 8) Paranoid Ideation (PAR; suspiciousness), and 9) Psychoticism (PSY; social alienation and psychotic symptoms).
The mean scores of respondents as presented on Table I show that the highest mean score recorded was on the Depression sub scale followed by Somatization subscale.
In surveys conducted by Goldberg (1980), it was found that people with low mental health, Symptoms such as somatization, depression, anxiety, Apathy, loneliness and interpersonal problems, there are the research, titled "Stress and health as predictors of organizational commitment" that such a negative mental and physical illnesses generally associated with organizational commitment.
Normally, the somatization will manifest itself in an area closely related to the emotional issue.
The nine sub-scales of the SCL-90-R include (a) Somatization, (b) Obsessive Compulsive, (c) Interpersonal Sensitivity, (d) Depression, (e) Anxiety, (f) Hostility, (g) Phobic Anxiety, (h) Paranoid Ideation, and (i) Psychoticism (Derogatis, 1992).
Even though none of the BASC-SRP-A subscales scores were high enough to be clinically significant, the somatization (57.
Lackner and colleagues (2004) also found strong positive correlation between negative parenting behaviors and somatization.
Obsessive-compulsive and somatization symptoms were associated with greater cannabis use at follow-up, while symptoms of paranoid ideation were associated with lower cannabis use at follow-up (see Table 2).
Somatization in cross-cultural perspective: a World Health Organisation study in primary care.
Se realizo una busqueda sistematica por medio de las motores de busqueda Pubmed, Embase y Lilacs; se revisaron estudios clinicos realizados de 1992 a 2012 en menores de 18 anos con criterios de busqueda que incluyeron: somatoform disorder (somatization disorder, somatization disorders briquet syndrome, pain disorder), conversion disorder (conversion disorders, hysteria, conversion reaction globus hystericus), hypochondriasis.
Other more unusual causes of abdominal pain include a type of emotional upset called somatization disorder, reflected as physical discomfort (including recurrent abdominal pain).