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Psychiatric Disorders


 

Somatoform Disorders

 

Common Characteristics


Disorders in this category include those where the symptoms suggest a medical condition but where no medical condition can be found by a physician.  In other words, a person with a somatoform disorder might experience significant pain without a medical or biological cause, or they may constantly experience minor aches and pains without any reason for these pains to exist.  

 

Disorders in this Category


  Body Dysmorphic Disorder

  Conversion Disorder

  Hypochondriasis Disorder

  Pain Disorder

  Somatization Disorder

 

 

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