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somatization disorder

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Bojrab
28 years experience Psychiatry
See below: A history of many physical complaints beginning before age 30 years that occur over a period of several years and result in treatment being sought or ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Collaborative care: People with somatization disorders need care from a solid, patient primary care physician who will listen to their complaints, check for general medic ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Not usually: People with somatization disorder don't usually need to be hospitalized unless associated conditions, such as depression, become severe enough to requ ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Malaika Witter Hewitt
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Pain disorder: It means that your symptoms of pain are notable but no abnormal exam findings or test results can be found.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Complex: Somatization d/o -- many physical complaints beginning before age 30, and occurring over several years, resulting in treatment being sought or signif ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
It is theoretically: Possible for somatization disorder to create functional memory problems. If the focus of concern or attention is the brain or memory one can begin fe ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Try looking on: psychology today's website. They have profiles by location. You may also want to ask your insurance company for someone in your plan.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
39 years experience Psychiatry
Definitely real: Somatization is simply a way that the human body+brain "redistributes" pain. The pain is real, actually, and experiments have demonstrated that the pa ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: If you have not already, I would look into some behavioral council. We live in a world where danger dose exist, but danger has always existed. Now w ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
31 years experience Emergency Medicine
I : I can understand your concern. Some patients get labelled with certain diagnoses, such as "somatization disorder" when they present with confusing ... Read More

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