Somatoform Autonomic Dysfunction-A Case Report

Savitha, * (2013) Somatoform Autonomic Dysfunction-A Case Report. Nitte University Journal of Health Science, 3 (4). pp. 114-116. ISSN 2249-7110

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Somatoform disorders are characterized by a concern with the body and are among the most common reason for seeking medical help. Mr. X, a 47 year old male presented to the psychiatric department with persistent belching, fatigue and anxiety symptoms with autonomic arousal related to his work and health. Patient was treated with antipsychotics and cognitive behavioural therapy. Patient and family members were psycho educated about the illness.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Somatoform disorders; somatoform autonomic dysfunction.
Subjects: Nursing > MCON Manipal > Mental Health
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 22 Oct 2013 04:05
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2013 04:05

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