Treatment setting

In the most severe cases, those patients with somatization disorder would probably benefit from continuous contact with a psychiatric specialist, but the necessary treatment capacity is probably not available anywhere in the world. However, patients with somatization disorder may be well cared for by their general practitioner, provided the doctor has the necessary skills and knowledge. Collaborative care between the psychiatrist and the non-psychiatric physician responsible for the patient is highly preferable.

Inpatient care may be appropriate in some cases, but patients with somatization disorder are difficult to treat in ordinary psychiatric wards, and are often met with considerable resistance from the psychiatric staff. The effectiveness of specialized inpatient treatment programmes in Germany and Canada has not been documented.

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Break Free From Passive Aggression

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