In the somatization itself psychic phenomena express symptoms as physical (somatic). Diseases characterized by somatization extend along a continuum of disorders with unconsciously and involuntarily resulting symptoms to disorders with symptoms that develop consciously and deliberately. This continuum includes somatic symptoms and similar disorders Artificial diseases simulate (the latter is not a psychiatric disorder) In all of these diseases, patients focus prominently on somatic complaints. Therefore, the somatization patients typically brings to seek recourse to medical assessment and treatment rather than mental health care. The somatization disorder and related disorders are characterized by persistent physical symptoms that indicated by excessive or maladaptive thoughts, feelings and behaviors in response to these symptoms and health concerns associated are connected. These disorders are very distressing and often affect the social, professional and academic or other functionality. These include: conversion disorder Factitious disorders morbid anxiety disorder Psychological factors other medical conditions affecting somatization disorder Somatic Symptom Disorder and morbid anxiety disorder are the most common. Factitious disorder affecting the falsification of physical or psychological symptoms and / or signs without obvious external incentives (such as time off work, disability benefits or drug abuse;. Avoiding military service or law enforcement). The term Munchausen syndrome is no longer used longer with artificial interference. Simulation means the intentional faking of physical or psychological symptoms that distinguishes a simulation of artificial interference.


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