Somatic Symptom Disorders and Health Obsessions Quiz

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Which term refers to an excessive or maladaptive response to physical symptoms or health concerns?

Somatic symptom disorders

What does the term 'soma' mean in the context of somatic symptom disorders?

Body

What do dissociative disorders involve?

Detachment of oneself and experiences of unreality

What is the historical categorization of somatic symptom and dissociative disorders?

Hysterical neurosis

What do somatic symptom and dissociative disorders share?

Common features

Which term was previously used to describe patients with seemingly endless lists of somatic complaints, but is now considered Somatic Symptom Disorder?

Briquet’s syndrome

Who described patients with seemingly endless lists of somatic complaints in 1859?

Pierre Briquet

What is the term used to describe patients who come back with the same or new somatic complaints despite negative findings?

Somatic Symptom Disorder

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