The patient does not exhibit a histrionic behavior, nor does she oppose to various medical investigations and procedures, thus excluding a somatoform disorder
As may be seen in figure 2, the most frequent neuropsychiatric diagnoses were delirium (36.2%; n = 439); major depressive disorder (16.4%; n = 199); dementia and cognitive disorders (14.4%; n = 175); anxiety disorders (8.6%; n = 104); frontal syndromes (5.9%; n = 72); adjustment disorders (4%); psychosis (3%); somatoform disorders
(3%), and catatonia (3%).
Epidemiology of the association between somatoform disorders
and anxiety and depressive disorders: an update.
GAD (17.11%), social anxiety disorder (16.21%), and somatoform disorder
(22.52%) were the most commonly cited indication other than depression (Table 4).
Disorder type Frequency Percentage Behavioral 22 9.2 Hyperkinetic disorder 13 5.4 Oppositional defiant disorder 7 2.9 Conduct disorder 2 0.8 Emotional 35 14.6 Obsessive compulsive disorder 6 2.5 Depressive disorder 4 1.7 Somatoform disorder
4 1.7 Separation anxiety disorder 4 1.7 Phobic anxiety disorder 4 1.7 Other emotional disorder 4 1.7 Social anxiety disorder 3 1.3 Post-traumatic stress disorder 3 1.3 Panic attack 2 0.8 Generalized anxiety disorder 1 0.4 Developmental 1 0.4 Autistism spectrum disorder 1 0.4 Multiple responses were recorded.
Efficacy of treatment for somatoform disorders
: a review of randomized controlled trials.
(4) There are positive criteria according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-IV (DSM IV) and the International Classification of Diseases-10 (ICD-10), thus confirming the presence of a somatoform disorder
Thereby girls may feel neglected which may be a factor leading to somatoform disorder
which in turn may help them seek their parents' attention.
It discusses hypnosis, dissociation, and absorption from a theoretical, assessment, and clinical perspective, and addresses the clinical implications of applying hypnosis to disorders like dissociative identity disorder, borderline personality disorder, somatoform disorder
, acute stress disorder, and posttraumatic stress disorder.
It has been noted in a study that psychiatric diagnoses like somatoform disorder
, panic disorder, agoraphobia, generalized anxiety disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder were not associated with increased suicide risk, unless accompanied by major depression.
He suspected a somatoform disorder
and told JD his vision should recover.
This is precisely the recommended treatment for somatoform disorder
, albeit not with excessive testing, merely enough to rule out pathology.