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so·ma·ti·za·tion

 (sō′mə-tĭ-zā′shən)
n.
The presentation of physical symptoms that cannot be fully explained by the presence of a medical condition, often associated with stress, anxiety, or other psychological factors.
Translations
Somatisierung
신체화
somatização

so·ma·ti·za·tion

n. somatización. proceso de conversión de experiencias mentales en manifestaciones corporales.

somatization

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For the assessment of somatization and dissociation indicators, the SCID-IV was the main instrument of choice (n = 2).
Researchers conducted an exploratory study in 55 youth diagnosed with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES), and 35 sibling controls, finding those with PNES had a much higher incidence of anxiety, depression, posttraumatic stress disorder, and significantly higher somatization and anxiety sensitivity scores than did their non-PNES siblings.
The clinical scales (Kelly, 2012a) include: [1] Somatization (preoccupation with bodily discomfort), [2] Dysphoria (sadness and lack of personal meaning), [3] Hystericality (responsibility avoidance, low insight, and desire to be liked), [4] Psychodeviance (disobedience and a lack of concern for others), [5] Feminine Interests (sensitive interests stereotypically associated with the feminine gender role), [6] Paranoia (suspiciousness and mistrust), [7] Anxiousness (anxious reactions to stressors), [8] Schizotypic (unconventional beliefs and perceptual experiences), [9] Hypomania (high energy levels and associated phenomena), and [0] Introversion (shyness and social avoidance).
The subscales are Somatization (Bodily pains, discomfort and dysfunction) Obsessive-compulsive (Irresistible thoughts, impulses and actions) Interpersonal sensitivity (Discomfort in social situations) Depression (Loss of vital energy, interest and motivation) Anxiety (Restlessness, nervousness and tension) Hostility (Feelings of anger, hatred, repression and unfriendliness) Phobic Anxiety (Irrational fears and avoidance of objects, places and situations) Paranoid Ideation (Suspiciousness, distrustfulness and blaming others) Psychoticism (Hallucinations, delusions, externally manipulated thoughts) Neuroticism (Poor sleep and appetite, feeling of unwellness).
These ties exist sometimes in the form of somatization of some psychiatric disorders which leads to an avalanche of events in the patient's life, events that are eradicated only after undergoing adequate psychiatric treatment.
Somatization disorder: One of the most prevalent psychiatric disorders, medically unexplained physical disorder of the template and the template is not specified.
When physical symptoms are caused by mental or emotional factors it is called somatization.
We proposed a model by which older adults with GAD would be first treated with an SSRI [(selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor)] to help with acute levels of distress and somatization," explained Dr.
It was hypothesized, based on this and other prior research, that women would demonstrate a higher prevalence of symptoms consistent with depression, somatization, and anxiety (Johnson et al.
To, assess the severity of symptoms of somatization disorder, Screening for Somatoform Symptoms Scale (SOMS-7, Rief and Hiller, 2003) was used.
Some topics explored include the paradox of fusion and disconnectedness, somatization, and paranoid ideas in delusion formation.