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Surname 1 Student’s Name: Professor’s Name: Course: Date: Somatic Symptom Disorder The goal treatment for a person with Somatic Symptom Disorder is to improve the symptoms and enable the person to function in daily life. Physicians recommend psychotherapy for people with this disorder although some medications may be added as part of treatment. Physicians conduct a psychological evaluation to talk about a person’s symptoms, fears or concerns, stressful situations, and relationship problems when diagnosing the condition. The specific treatment is psychotherapy with an intention of improving symptoms and a patient’s capability to function in daily life. Sometimes the physical signs may be as a result of psychological distress or anxiety. At this point, physicians recommend cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to improve physical symptoms. The treatment process entails working with care providers who determine regular schedule for visits to assess the progress. It also entails an
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