Somatoform Disorders

Somatoform Disorders

Somatisation:
characterised by multiple symptoms – usually include gastrointestinal or sexual symptoms

Conversion:
• unexplained neurologic motor disorder or sensory deficit

Hypochondriasis:
• preoccupation with or fear of serious disease  leads to an inordinate focus on body functions or symptoms

Body Dysmorphic:
• preoccupied with an exaggerated or imagined physical appearance deficit

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