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How do you cure somatization disorder?


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2008-04-03 06:54:28
2008-04-03 06:54:28

There is no definite cure for somatization disorder, but there are methods that can ease the disorder. Antidepressants and cognitive behavioral therapy (specifically group therapy) are well known treatments.


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Somatization affects the gastrointestinal, nervous, cardiopulmonary, or reproductive systems.

The primary difference between hypochondriasis and somatization disorder is that people manifesting the former are fearful that their symptoms indicate a serious disease(s), whereas those with somatization disorder typically do not progress beyond a concern with the symptoms themselves.

Briquet's syndrome-- Another name for somatization disorder.

There is NO cure for this disorder.

Somatoform or somatization disorder refers to a group of chronic conditions where physical symptoms such as pain and discomfort are present but no organic cause could be identified for them.

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Do you mean "mental" disorder?

Elsa G. Shapiro has written: 'The somatizing child' -- subject(s): Conversion disorder in children, Somatization disorder in children, Somatoform disorders in children

You can't cure it, you can only manage it.

Sorry, but there's no cure. I have it too. :(

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Only you know why you get so scared when doctors can't find anything wrong with you even though you are in pain. You should explain to the doctor where you are in pain, the severity of pain, and the frequency of pain. You may have a somatization disorder, which is when a person has physical problems caused by psychological problems. However, this doesn't mean that you are psycho or crazy. Discuss the possibility of somatization disorder with your doctor.

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Somatization is the process by which mental and emotional stresses become physical in the form of psychosomatic illnesses. Some experts believe that, as stresses play on the body, the weakest or most prone system becomes the likely target for somatization. Others believe the area affected by somatization has a direct relationship to the nature of the negative thought patterns through mind/body relationships not yet fully understood. Source:

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