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Functional Somatic Syndromes

Etiology, Diagnosis and Treatment

by Peter Manu

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Diseases & disorders,
  • Psychiatry,
  • Syndromes,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Diseases,
  • Diseases - General,
  • Family & General Practice,
  • Medical / Psychiatry,
  • Psychiatry - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7749567M
    ISBN 100521634911
    ISBN 109780521634915

    Functional somatic syndromes are defined as physical syndromes without an organic disease explanation, demonstrable structural changes or established biochemical abnormalities. The reality of these disorders has been accepted by clinicians and intensive scientific inquirycontinuesto reveal theirmultiple biologicalaspects. This book.   Sara Williams, Ph.D and Nicole Zahka, Ph.D are the authors of Treating Somatic Symptoms in Children and Adolescents, a recently published manual for clinicians seeking to better understand physical.

    The diagnosis of functional somatic syndromes (FSS) requires 1) presence of somatic symptoms, and 2) absence of medical conditions potentially accounting for these symptoms. Due to the limited feasibility of medical examinations, epidemiological research on FSS has neglected to assess the second criterion. Functional somatic syndromes are defined as physical syndromes without an organic disease explanation, demonstrable structural changes, or established biochemical abnormalities. This book reviews the state of scientific and clinical understanding of the nine most common functional somatic syndromes.

      Somatic symptom disorder and other disorders with prominent somatic symptoms constitute a new category in DSM-5 called somatic symptom and related disorders. This chapter includes the diagnoses of somatic symptom disorder, illness anxiety disorder, conversion disorder (functional neurological symptom disorder), psychological factors affecting other medical conditions, . The term, functional somatic syndromes1e3 was introduced a little more than a decade agoto describe a group of previously discrete syndromes that were increasingly recognized to overlap in their distribution among people affected. A list of many of the FSS is provided inTable 1. The syndromes affect females more commonly than males (with the.


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Functional Somatic Syndromes by Peter Manu Download PDF EPUB FB2

Functional somatic syndromes are common and disabling physical complaints, now recognized as legitimate diseases despite a lack of medical each of the nine most common syndromes, expert authors provide a brief historical perspective, a current definition, a case presentation, confirmatory and contradictory research findings, a discussion of the leading 4/5(2).

Functional somatic syndromes are defined as physical syndromes without an organic disease explanation, demonstrable structural changes, or established biochemical abnormalities.

This book reviews the state of scientific and clinical understanding of the nine most common functional somatic syndromes. For each syndrome, expert contributors Price: $   It describes modern perceptions of functional somatic syndromes and how they have evolved into a tightly knit family of self-standing syndromes with a common core.

The book examines the correlation between the burden of psychopathology and the physical features of these illnesses; reviews advances made in the appraisal of the neuroanatomy, neuropsychology, and neurochemistry of functional syndromes; and focuses on the connection between measurable dimensions of personality, coping /5(4).

This open access book sets out the stress-system Functional Somatic Syndromes book for functional somatic symptoms in children and adolescents. The book begins by exploring the initial encounter between the paediatrician, child, and family, moves through the assessment process, including the formulation and the treatment contract, and then describes the various forms of treatment that are designed to settle the child’s dysregulated.

9 - Functional somatic symptoms and somatoform disorders in children By M. Elena Garralda, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Imperial College London, St Mary's Campus, London, UK Edited by Christopher Gillberg, Göteborgs Universitet, Sweden, Richard Harrington, University of Manchester, Hans-Christoph Steinhausen, Universität ZürichCited by: 4.

The term functional somatic syndrome has been applied to several related syndromes characterized more by symptoms, suffering, and disability than by consistently demonstrable tissue abnormality. Functional somatic syndromes are defined as physical syndromes without an organic disease explanation, demonstrable structural changes, or established biochemical abnormalities.

This book reviews the state of scientific and clinical understanding of the nine most common functional somatic syndromes.

For each syndrome, expert contributors. Functional somatic syndromes are defined as physical syndromes without an organic disease explanation, demonstrable structural changes, or established biochemical abnormalities.

Medical books Functional Somatic Syndromes. This book reviews the state of scientific and clinical understanding of the nine most common functional somatic syndromes. For each syndrome, expert.

Buy Functional Somatic Syndromes: Etiology, Diagnosis and Treatment First Edition by Manu, Peter (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on. One single diagnosis, bodily distress syndrome, succeeded to capture 10 diagnostic categories of functional somatic syndromes and somatoform disorders Per Fink, Andreas Schröder Pages The Psychopathology of Functional Somatic Syndromes challenges recent conceptualizations of functional somatic syndromes as brain disorders connected to affective spectrum disorder, serotonin deficiency, cerebral hypoperfusion or abnormal hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal function and highlights the importance of abnormal illness behavior, sexual victimization, and maladaptive coping.

The term functional somatic syndrome (FSS) refers to a group of chronic diagnoses with no identifiable organic cause. It encompass disorders such as chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, chronic widespread pain, temporomandibular disorder, irritable bowel syndrome, [1] lower back pain, tension headache, atypical face pain, non-cardiac chest pain, insomnia, palpitation, dyspepsia and.

The first four chapters discuss the genesis of somatoform and other functional somatic symptom disorders, and the next seven chapters address somatoform conditions in the context of nonepileptic seizures, multiple chemical sensitivity and other claimed toxic exposures, pseudotremor and other nonphysiologic movement disorders, postconcussion syndrome, chronic pain/fibromyalgia/complex regional pain syndrome.

The book explores and summarizes the current state of our understanding of functional pain and common comorbid syndromes and, at the same time, acknowledges the shortcomings and limitations of available research.

Implicit in each chapter is the difficulty in conducting pain-related research, especially as it pertains to functional pain states.

Functional somatic syndromes are defined as physical syndromes without an organic disease explanation, demonstrable structural changes, or established biochemical abnormalities. This book reviews the state of scientific and clinical understanding of the nine most common functional somatic syndromes.

For each syndrome, expert authors provide a brief historical perspective, a current. Functional somatic symptoms; Medically unexplained symptoms; Somatoform disorders Definition Several related syndromes that are characterized more by symptoms, suffering, and disability than by disease-specific, demonstrable abnormalities of structure or function (Barsky and Borus, ).

Concern about symptoms is a major reason for patients to seek medical help. Many of the somatic symptoms that they present with—such as pain, weakness, and fatigue—remain unexplained by identifiable disease even after extensive medical assessment.

Several general terms have been used to describe this problem—somatisation, somatoform, abnormal illness behaviour.

Functional somatic syndromes are common and disabling physical complaints, now recognized as legitimate diseases despite a lack of medical explanation. This book provides a comprehensive clinically-oriented review of these disorders, including case presentations and diagnosis and treatment guidelines.

Introduction. Functional somatic syndromes (FSS) are common worldwide and in practically all areas of medicine. FSS are a burden for sufferers, they are also often difficult to treat for doctors and costly for society.1, 2, 3 Diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to FSS vary substantially across and within medical specialties, from biomedicine to psychology.

An edition of The Psychopathology of Functional Somatic Syndromes () The Psychopathology of Functional Somatic Syndromes Neurobiology and Illness Behavior in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Gulf War Illness, Irritable Bowel, and Premenstrual Dsphoria.

– Book review: The Psychopathology of Functional Somatic Syndromes. N EnglJ Med ; Canadian Guidelines for FM • Polygenic effect affecting serotoninergic, catecholaminergicand dopaminergic systems • Dysfunctional stress response via the.DOI: / Abstract.

The term functional somatic syndrome has been applied to several related syndromes characterized more by symptoms, suffering, and disability than by consistently demonstrable tissue abnormality.

These syndromes include multiple chemical sensitivity, the sick building syndrome, repetition stress injury, the side effects of silicone breast Cited by:   Neuropsychological Evaluation of Somatoform and Other Functional Somatic Conditions book. The first four chapters discuss the genesis of somatoform and other functional somatic symptom disorders, and the next seven chapters address somatoform conditions in the context of nonepileptic seizures, multiple chemical sensitivity and other claimed.