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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 4-10

Current debates over nosology of somatoform disorders


1 Department of Psychiatry, KPC Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
2 Department of Psychiatry, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka, India
3 Central Institute of Psychiatry, Kanke, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India

Correspondence Address:
Samir Kumar Praharaj
Department of Psychiatry, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka 576 104
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0972-6748.110939

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There is a wide debate among the researchers and clinicians over the diagnostic categories subsumed under the rubric of somatoform disorders (SDs). Recent proposals vary from radical views that call for removing this category altogether to the conservative views that suggests cosmetic changes in the diagnostic criteria of SDs. We have the reviewed the relevant literature through PUBMED search supplemented with manual search on current concepts of SD.


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