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Somatoform Disorders (Somatoform Disorder)

Disorders having the presence of physical symptoms that suggest a general medical condition but that are not fully explained by a general medical condition, by the direct effects of a substance, or by another mental disorder. The symptoms must cause clinically significant distress or impairment in social, occupational, or other areas of functioning. In contrast to FACTITIOUS DISORDERS and MALINGERING, the physical symptoms are not under voluntary control. (APA, DSM-IV)
Also Known As:
Somatoform Disorder; Somatization Disorder; Pain Disorder; Somatization Disorders; Syndrome, Briquet; Briquet Syndrome
Networked: 281 relevant articles (23 outcomes, 43 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Somatoform Disorders (Somatoform Disorder)
2. Pain (Aches)
3. Body Dysmorphic Disorders (Body Dysmorphic Disorder)
4. Hypochondriasis
5. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders (PTSD)

Experts

1. Waxman, Stephen G: 8 articles (01/2015 - 12/2007)
2. Cummins, Theodore R: 6 articles (10/2011 - 01/2008)
3. Löwe, Bernd: 5 articles (06/2015 - 11/2012)
4. Jarecki, Brian W: 5 articles (09/2011 - 01/2008)
5. Voigt, Katharina: 4 articles (06/2015 - 11/2012)
6. Herzog, Annabel: 4 articles (06/2015 - 11/2012)
7. Wollburg, Eileen: 4 articles (06/2015 - 11/2012)
8. Dib-Hajj, Sulayman D: 4 articles (01/2012 - 01/2008)
9. Hapke, Ulfert: 4 articles (11/2005 - 12/2004)
10. Meyer, Christian: 4 articles (11/2005 - 12/2004)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Somatoform Disorders:
1. Antidepressive Agents (Antidepressants)IBA
2. OpipramolIBA
3. Hypericum extract LI 160IBA
4. Carbon MonoxideIBA
5. 7,7'- dimethoxy- (4,4'- bi- 1,3- benzodioxole)- 5,5'- dicarboxylic acid dimethyl ester (BDD)IBA
6. mirtazapine (Rexer)FDA LinkGeneric
7. Opioid Analgesics (Opioids)IBA
8. levosulpirideIBA
9. Sertraline (Zoloft)FDA LinkGeneric
10. Fluoxetine (Prozac)FDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

1. Moxibustion
2. Hypnosis (Mesmerism)
3. Premedication
4. Exercise Therapy (Therapy, Exercise)
5. Psychology Biofeedback (Biofeedback)