somatoform disorder

noun
so·​ma·​to·​form disorder | \ ˈsō-mət-ə-ˌfȯrm-, sə-ˈmat-ə- How to pronounce somatoform disorder (audio) \

Medical Definition of somatoform disorder

: somatic symptom disorder And when a patient denies depression but has symptoms of hypochondriasis, somatoform disorder, or even chronic fatigue, one also considers treatment with antidepressants.— Paul D. Trautman and Valentina M. Vielma, The Journal of the American Medical Association

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“Somatoform disorder.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/somatoform%20disorder. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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