Biological factors

A neurophysiological dysfunction in the attention process has been demonstrated in somatization disorder, which may be explained by a reduced corticofugal inhibition in the diencephalon and the brainstem of afferent bodily stimuli, resulting in insufficient filtering of irrelevant bodily stimuli. A dysfunction of the secondary somatosensory area in the brain, a hypersensitivity of the limbic system towards bodily stimuli (i.e. kindling), or other dysfunctions may also be aetiologically involved/33

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