Definition of Somatoform disorder

1. Noun. (medicine) A psychiatric disorder in which physical symptoms are experienced, but for which no apparent physical cause can be found. ¹



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Medical Definition of Somatoform disorder

1. A group of disorders in which physical symptoms suggesting physical disorders for which there are no demonstrable organic findings or known physiologic mechanisms, and for which there is positive evidence, or a strong presumption that the symptoms are linked to psychological factors; e.g., hysteria, conversion disorder, hypochondriasis, and pain disorder. (05 Mar 2000)

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