Somatization disorder in children and adolescents

Alona Gad*, Gil Zalsman, Samuel Tyano

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Somatization disorder in children and adolescents is a common anxiety disorder. Errors and delays in diagnosis may incur unnecessary expensive and sometimes dangerous medical workup. We review the epidemiology, clinical features, treatment approaches and prognosis. One case study is presented in order to demonstrate this problematic disorder.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)39-43, 126
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2002
Externally publishedYes


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