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SOMATOFORM DISORDERS

I. Identification
_______________________________1) Convey the connection between the mind (psyche) and the body (soma) in states of health and illness.
_______________________________2) Multiple physical complaints with no organic basis; the complaints are usually described dramatically.
_______________________________3) The transference of mental experiences and states into bodily symptoms.
_______________________________4) Characterized as the presence of physical symptoms that suggest a medical condition without a demonstrable organic
basis to account fully for them.
_______________________________5) Five specific somatoform disorders
_______________________________6) Characterized by multiple physical symptoms. combination of pain and gastrointestinal, sexual, and pseudoneurologic
symptoms.
_______________________________7) Sometimes called conversion reaction, involves unexplained, usually sudden deficits in sensory or motor function (e.g.,
blindness, paralysis).
_______________________________8) Seeming lack of concern or distress.
_______________________________9) Primary physical symptom of pain, which generally is unrelieved by analgesics and greatly affected by psychologic
factors in terms of onset, severity, exacerbation, and maintenance.
_______________________________10) Is preoccupation with the fear that one has a serious disease (disease conviction) or will get a serious disease (disease
phobia). It is thought that clients with this disorder misinterpret bodily sensations or functions.
_______________________________11) Is preoccupation with an imagined or exaggerated defect in physical appearance such as thinking ones nose is too
large or teeth are crooked and unattractive.
_______________________________12) Somatization disorder and Body dysmorphic disorder are experience often.
_______________________________13) Conversion disorder experience often.
_______________________________14) Pain disorder and Hypochondriasis experience often.
_______________________________15) The intentional production of false or grossly exaggerated physical or psychologic symptoms; it is motivated by
external incentives such as avoiding work.
_______________________________16) Occurs when a person intentionally produces or feigns physical or psychologic symptoms solely to gain attention.
_______________________________17) The common term for factitious disorder.
_______________________________18) Occurs when a person inflicts illness or injury on someone else to gain the attention of emergency medical personnel
or to be a hero for saving the victim.
_______________________________19) Is the term given to people who feel alienated from a part of their body and desire amputation. This condition is also
known as amputee identity disorder and apotemnophilia or amputation love.
_______________________________20) People with somatoform disorders keep stress, anxiety, or frustration inside rather than expressing them outwardly is
called.
_______________________________21) Are the direct external benefits that being sick provides, such as relief of anxiety, conflict, or distress.
_______________________________22) Are the internal or personal benefits received from others because one is sick, such as attention from family
members.
_______________________________23) Hypochondriacal concern about semen loss.
_______________________________24) Belief that penis is shrinking.
_______________________________25) Sudden collapse; person cannot see or move.
_______________________________26) Suppressed anger causes insomnia, fatigue, panic, indigestion, and generalized aches and pains.
_______________________________27) Pain, numbness, tremors, paralysis, seizures, blindness, heart attack, miscarriage.
_______________________________28) Physical and mental fatigue, dizziness, headache, pain, sleep disturbance, memory loss, GI problems, sexual
dysfunction.
_______________________________29) Treatment for somatoform disorder