Somatization Disorder

Somatization disorder is characterized by multiple persistent physical symptoms that are associated with these related symptoms related to excessive and maladaptive thoughts, feelings and behaviors. The symptoms are not intentionally produced or feigned and may accompany known medical diseases or not. The diagnosis is based on the patient’s medical history and occasionally on the family members. Treatment focuses on building a stable and supportive doctor-patient relationship, which prevents the patient…

September 3, 2018