Dissociative%20and%20Somatoform%20Disorders

Dissociative%20and%20Somatoform%20Disorders - Dissociative...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 2/18/11 Dissociative and Somatoform Disorders February 25, 2010
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2/18/11 Dissociative Fugue l Fugue derives from the Latin fugere , meaning “flight.” The word fugitive has the same origin. l Fugue is like amnesia “on the run.” l Dissociative fugue - A dissociative
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2/18/11 Dissociative Fugue - Example
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2/18/11 Somatoform Disorders l The word somatoform derives from the Greek soma , meaning “body.” l Somatoform disorders - A disorder characterized by complaints of physical problems or symptoms that cannot be explained by physical causes.
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Somatoform Disorders Type of Disorder Description Conversion Disorder Change or loss of a physical function without a medical cause Hypochondriasis Preoccupation with the belief that one is seriously ill Somatization Disorder Recurrent, multiple complaints about physical symptoms that have no clear organic basis. Body Dysmorphic
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