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Somatization disorder

Chronic, multisystem disorder characterized by complaints of pain, GI and sexual dysfunction, and pseudoneruologic symptoms. Onset is usually early in life, and psychosocial and vocational achievements are limited

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Conversion disorder

Syndrome of symptoms of deficits mimicking neurologic or medical illness in which psychological factors are judged to be of etiologic importance

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Pain disorder

Clinical syndrome characterized predominantly by pain in which psychological factors are judged to be of etiologic importance

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Hypochodriasis

Chronic preoccupation with th idea of having a serious disease. The preoccupation is usually poor amenable to reassurance

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Body dysmorphic disorder

Preoccupation with an imagined or exaggerated defect in physical appearance

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Factitious disorder

Intentional production or feigning of physcial or psychological signs when external reinforcers are not clearly present

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Malingering

Intentional production or feigning of physical or psychological signs when external reinforcers are present

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Dissociative disorders

Disruptions of consciousness, memory, identity, or perception judged to be due to psychological factors