Research on Somatization and Somatic Symptom Disorders: Ars longa, vita brevis

    loading  Checking for direct PDF access through Ovid


The new Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition defines somatic symptom and related disorders as long-standing somatic symptoms that are associated with disproportionate thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, irrespective of whether or not a medical cause for these symptoms can be determined. In this Special Section of Psychosomatic Medicine, several articles address diagnostic issues and the central nervous system correlates of somatic symptom and related disorder and document new developments in its treatment.

Related Topics

    loading  Loading Related Articles