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The Elephant in the Room Series Two:
The proposed diagnosis of somatic symptom disorders in DSM-V to replace somatoform disorders in DSM-IV-a preliminary report
Ed: Four members of the DSM-V Workgroup on Somatic Symptom Disorders (Arthur J. Barsky, Francis Creed, James L. Levenson, Michael Sharpe) were members of the international CISSD Project. CISSD Project Co-ordinator: Dr Richard Sykes; Principal Collaborator: Rachel Jenkins (WHO Collaborating Centre); Principal Administrators: Action for ME. The CISSD Project was chaired by Kurt Kroenke and Michael Sharpe.
The DSM-V Workgroup on Somatic Symptom Disorders is also known as the DSM-V Somatic Distress Disorders Work Group see:
Francis Creed is the Editor of the Journal of Psychosomatic Research in which this Editorial is published.
For further information around the DSM and ICD revision processes and the CISSD Project see:
Journal of Psychosomatic Research
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The proposed diagnosis of somatic symptom disorders in DSM-V to replace somatoform disorders in DSM-IV-a preliminary report . EDITORIAL
In Press Corrected Proof, Available online 20 April 2009
Joel Dimsdale (a) Francis Creed (b)
on behalf of the DSM-V Workgroup on Somatic Symptom Disorders
a University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
b Psychiatry Research Group, School of Medicine, University of Manchester, Rawnsley Building, Oxford Road, M13 9WL Manchester, UK
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Corresponding author. Psychiatry Research Group, School of Medicine, University of Manchester, Rawnsley Building, Oxford Road, M13 9WL Manchester, UK. Tel.: +44 0161 276 5331; fax: +44 0161 273 2135.
Members of the Somatic Symptom Disorders workgroup for DSM-V. Joel Dimsdale (Chair), Arthur J. Barsky, Francis Creed, Nancy Frasure-Smith, Michael R. Irwin, Frank Keefe, Sing Lee, James L. Levenson, Michael Sharpe, Lawson R. Wulsin, Javier Escobar.
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