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undifferentiated somatoform disorder


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A somatoform disorder characterized by one or more somatic symptoms (most commonly chronic tiredness, loss of appetite, gastrointestinal or urinary complaints), lasting at least six months, causing significant distress or impairment in social, occupational, or other important areas of functioning, but below the threshold for a diagnosis of somatization disorder. [From Greek soma body + Latin forma form]

Subjects: Psychology.


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