Somatoform Disorders

A Worldwide Perspective

ISBN: 978-4-431-68502-9 (Print) 978-4-431-68500-5 (Online)
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Table of contents (35 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XX

  2. Understanding the Concept of Somatoform Disorders

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 3-10

      The Concept of Somatoform Disorders: A Comment on the Mind-Body Problem in Psychiatry

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 11-18

      The Classification of Somatoform Disorders in ICD-10

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 19-25

      The Differential Diagnosis of Somatoform Disorders

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 26-37

      European Concepts

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 38-46

      Somatoform Disorders—An Arab Perspective

    7. Book Chapter

      Pages 47-56

      Classification of Somatoform Disorders in Japan

    8. Book Chapter

      Pages 57-64

      Somatization in the Elderly

    9. Book Chapter

      Pages 65-72

      Somatic Symptoms in Children from Three Ethnic Groups

    10. Book Chapter

      Pages 73-79

      Hypochondriasis

    11. Book Chapter

      Pages 80-110

      Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    12. Book Chapter

      Pages 111-121

      Biological Markers of Fibromyalgia

  3. Studies on Somatoform Disorders in Different Cultures

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 123-123

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 125-131

      WHO International Study of Somatoform Disorders: An Overview of Methods and Preliminary Results

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 132-140

      Help-Seeking Behavior Across Different Age and Culture Groups

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 141-145

      The Influence of Depression and Anxiety on the Course of Somatization in Primary Case

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      Pages 146-152

      Somatization in Different Cultures (I). Taijin Kyofusho as One Aspect of Somatoform Disorders in Japan

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 153-162

      Culture and Illness—Clinical Presentation and Management of Somatoform Disorders in Cambodia

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      Pages 163-171

      Post-Traumatic Somatic and Psychological Problems

    8. Book Chapter

      Pages 172-176

      Somatoform Disorders in China

    9. Book Chapter

      Pages 177-183

      Preliminary Research on the Clinical Features of Somatoform Disorders in Three General Hospitals

    10. Book Chapter

      Pages 184-191

      Neurasthenia: Transpacific Comparisons

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