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Omslag 2020 06 kijk verder

Tijdschrift voor Psychiatrie 45 (2003) 3, 167 - 171

Case report

A somatic disorder in a somatising patient. A case study

M. Hoebert, W.G. Staal, H. Koers

summary The prevalence of somatic comorbidity in the psychiatric population is high. Due to a complicated relation between psychiatric and somatic disorders it is often hard to distinguish somatic symptoms from psychiatric symptoms. This case demonstrates the importance of such a distinction and stresses the importance of a proper somatic anamnesis and physical examination.

 

keywords physical examination, somatization