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Unformatted text preview: PSYCH QUIZ QUESTIONS SINGER-CHANG 1. What is the index patient? The identified person in the family to bear/carry the symptoms 2. What is a somatoform disorder? Characterized by presence of physical symptoms that suggest a general medical condition, and are not fully explained by a general medical condition (misinterpreting pain); symptoms are in excess of expectations or intentionally produced or feigned 3. What are the 5 types of somatoform disorders? 1. Somatization Disorder (Hysteria) 2. Conversion Disorder 3. Pain disorder 4. Hypochondriasis 5. Body Dysmorphic Disorder 4. What are the criteria for SOMATIZATION D/ O? 1. chronic (years, onset b4 30, more common in females) 2. Distress is signficiant 3. 4 pain symptoms 4. 2 GI symptoms 5. 2 sexual/reproductive symptoms 6. 1 pseudo-neurological symptom (i.e. double vision) 5. Somatization disorders commonly co-occur with what two disorders? Anxiety & mood disorders 6. How do you treat somatization disorders? Difficult; includes reassurance, reducing or finding more productive...
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This note was uploaded on 05/20/2008 for the course PSYCH. 5155 taught by Professor Singer-chang during the Spring '08 term at Western University of Health Sciences.
- Spring '08