somatization disorder


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somatization disorder

[‚sō·mə·tə′zā·shən dis‚ȯrd·ər]
(psychology)
A chronic fluctuating somatoform disorder in which the patient recurrently complains of multiple somatic symptoms that are referable to practically every organ system in the body but which, upon medical investigation, turn out not to be a diagnosable physical disease.
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39) somatoform disorders are recognized as legitimate mental health conditions in recent editions of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (commonly referred to as the DSM-IV-TR)40 in several incarnations, (41) including somatization disorder, (42) undifferentiated somatoform disorder, (43) conversion disorder, (44) pain disorder, (45) and hypochondriasis.
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There are 132 items with a yes/no format that assess the symptoms of the five dissociative disorders defined by the DSM-IV-TR (APA, 2000), as well as somatization disorder, borderline personality disorder, and major depressive disorder.
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Longitudinal studies are warranted to see if children with recurrent abdominal pain after treatment with low-dose tricyclic antidepressants become adults with both irritable bowel syndrome and somatization disorder.