Somatoform Disorders

May 14, 2010

Other disorders include those not currently listed such as complex somatic symptom disorder; those proposed for reclassification such as body dysmorphic disorder; and those proposed to by subsumed under other diagnoses such as somatization disorder, pain disorder associated with psychological factors, and hypochondriasis.

Included in this list of disorders is the recommendation that the category be renamed Somatic Symptom Disorders.

Other disorders include those not currently listed such as complex somatic symptom disorder; those proposed for reclassification such as body dysmorphic disorder; and those proposed to by subsumed under other diagnoses such as somatization disorder, pain disorder associated with psychological factors, and hypochondriasis.

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