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Title: Somatoform Disorders


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Somatoform Disorders
  • The physical symptoms that result from a
    somatoform disorder are due to mental factors.
  • Two types

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Hypochondriasis
  • Has frequent physical complaints for which
    medical doctors are unable to locate the cause.
  • They usually believe that the minor issues
    (headache, upset stomach) are indicative of more
    severe illnesses.

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Conversion Disorder
  • Loss or impairment of some motor or sensory
    function due to a psychological conflict or
    stress.
  • Formerly known as hysteria.
  • A day in the life

Sigmund Freud
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