PSYB32H3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Conversion Disorder, Identity Disorder, Depersonalization

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Somatoform disorders: psychological problems take a physical form, not under voluntary control, thought to be linked to anxiety and all psychologically caused, overall dsm-iv categories of somatoform disorder. symptoms interference with lifestyle: cognitive factors. a previous experience of illness and related medical factors. the presence of inflexible or negative cognitive assumption are always a sign of serious illness. Page 4 www. notesolution. com: prevalence is 0. 5% and more frequent in females and patients in medical treatment, typically beings in early adulthood. Etiology of somatoform disorders: directed solely toward understanding hysteria as conceptualized by freud. The result is both a preoccupation with sex and at the same time an avoidance of it. Social and cultural factors of conversion disorder: the decrease in this incidence may be attributed to a general relaxing of sexual mores and to greater sophistication of contemporary culture. Which is more tolerant of anxiety than it is of dysfunctions that do not make physiological se.

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