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Somatization disorder is sometimes diagnosed when a person complains of many chronic symptoms for which there appears to be no physical cause.
The symptoms feel—and are—very real to the person. Counseling may be helpful to determine whether symptoms are caused by an emotional problem.
Current as of: June 16, 2021
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Anne C. Poinier MD - Internal Medicine & Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & Christine R. Maldonado PhD - Behavioral Health
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