Essays Tagged: "Somatoform Disorder"

Hypochondriasis: I think sick, therefore I have a nasty disease.

Hypochondriasis is a disease which is easily hidden from view. It is a somatoform disorder in which the patient pays intense attention to their body, often misinterpreting ... le confusing for me.SourcesAllPsych Online, February 22nd, 2004. <>Health & Medicine Week via, August 4, 2003. EXPANDED ...

(2 pages) 44 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Psychological Factors in Physical Disorders

orry, and unconscious needs can contribute in major ways to physical illnessFactitious disorder and somatoform disorder are believed to be due to psychosocial factorsPsychophysiological disorders are ... dependenceoften have poor social support, few long-term social relationships, and little family lifeSomatoform Disordersanother pattern of physical complaints with largely psychosocial causes; no appa ...

(2 pages) 77 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Five subcategories of somatoform disorders.

Somatoform disorders were once known as hysteria. Today it is defined as "somatic symptoms in the ab ... d as "somatic symptoms in the absence of physical illness". In contrast to psychosomatic disorders, somatoform disorders cannot be linked to an underlying impairment. There is nothing wrong physically ... ting a horrible disease, even after tests and the doctor's reassurance tells them they in the clear.Somatoform disorders a classified in 5 sub-categories. They are: Conversion Disorder, Somatization D ...

(3 pages) 65 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders


le become obsession-compulsion? - faulty attempts to resolve guilt, anxiety, or insecurity What are somatoform disorders? What are two types of somatoform? - Somatoform disorders, psychological issues ...

(2 pages) 9 0 1.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Schizophrenia and Psychosis

be at risk for a dependency on painkillers and tranquilizers.Body Dysmorphic Disorder is a type of somatoform disorder where the patient has a preoccupation with an imagined defect in their appearanc ... ork relationships. There is controversy regarding body dysmorphic disorder being grouped with other somatoform disorders. For example, in Korea and Japan it is classified as a social phobia. Body dysm ...

(5 pages) 34 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Abusive Parents; Emotional, Physical and Sexual Links to Borderline Personality Disorder, Antisocial Personality DIsorder and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

by Primary Caretaker and Affect Dysregulation in Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder and Somatoform Disorder, Psychological Pathways from Childhood Sexual and Physical Abuse to HIV/sexually ... by primary caretaker and affect dysregulation in patients with borderline personality disorder and somatoform disorder. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 2.doi: 10.3402/ejpt.v2i0.5628Houston, E ...

(9 pages) 3 0 0.0 Jul/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology