The proposed diagnosis of somatic symptom disorders in DSM-V to replace somatoform disorders in DSM-IV – a preliminary report

Keywords

APA    DSM    DSM-IV    DSM-V    WHO    ICD    ICD-10    ICD-11    American Psychiatric Association    Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders    World Health Organization    Classifications    DSM Revision Process    DSM-V Task Force    DSM-V Somatic Distress Disorders Work Group    Somatic Symptom Disorders Work Group    DSM-ICD Harmonization Coordination Group    International Advisory Group    Revision of ICD Mental and Behavioural Disorders    Global Scientific Partnership Coordination Group    ICD Update and Revision Platform    WHO Collaborating Centre    CISSD Project    MUPSS Project    Somatoform    Somatisation    Somatization    Functional Somatic Syndromes    FSS    MUS    Myalgic encephalomyelitis    ME    Chronic fatigue syndrome    CFS    Fibromyalgia    FM    IBS    CS    CI    GWS

Ed: The briefer April 09 report of the DSM-V “Somatic Distress Disorders” Work Group can be read on the website of the American Psychiatric Association (APA)  here

For information around the DSM and ICD revision processes, the CISSD Project and the “Elephant in the Room” series of reports see: http://tinyurl.com/dsm-vdirectory 

 

J Psychosom Res. 2009 Jun;66(6):473-6. Epub 2009 Apr 16.

The proposed diagnosis of somatic symptom disorders in DSM-V to replace somatoform disorders in DSM-IV – a preliminary report.

Dimsdale J a, Creed F b; DSM-V Workgroup on Somatic Symptom Disorders.

Collaborators (11)
Dimsdale J, Barsky AJ, Creed F, Frasure-Smith N, Irwin MR, Keefe F, Lee S,
Levenson JL, Sharpe M, Wulsin LR, Escobar J.

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

PMID: 19446706 [PubMed – in process]

The Editorial: The proposed diagnosis of somatic symptom disorders in DSM-V to replace somatoform disorders in DSM-IV – a preliminary report by DSM-V Work Group members, Joel Dimsdale and Francis Creed is now published in the June issue of the Journal of Psychosomatic Research.

Free access to both text and PDF versions at:

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http://www.jpsychores.com/article/S0022-3999(09)00088-9/fulltext

Article Outline

. Introduction

. Concerns about DSM-IV somatoform disorders

. Overview of somatic symptom disorders

. I. Complex somatic symptom disorders

. A. Chronic somatic symptom disorder

. Somatic symptoms

. Misattributions, excessive concern or preoccupation with symptoms and illness

. Increased pattern of health care utilization

. B. Acute somatic symptom disorder

. II. Factitious disorder

. A. Factitious disorder

. B. Factitious disorder by proxy

. III. Functional neurologic symptoms/conversion disorder

. IV. Somatic disorder, NOS

. Psychological factor affecting general medical condition

. Conclusion

. References

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