Somatic Symptom Disorders

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About Somatic Symptom Disorders

Somatic Symptom Disorder is a condition that derives from a person experiencing a physical symptom that manifests into distress and loss of functioning. 

Somatic Symptom Disorders Symptoms

Somatic Symptom Disorder includes the following symptoms (provided by the APA):

People with somatic symptom disorder typically go to a primary care provider rather than psychiatrist or other mental health professional. Sometimes it can be difficult for individuals with somatic symptom disorder to understand that their concerns about their symptoms are excessive. They may continue to be fearful and worried even when they are shown evidence that they do not have a serious condition. Somatic symptom disorder usually begins by age 30. (provided by the APA)

How Florida Psychiatric Services can help with Somatic Symptom Disorders?

If you are experiencing any of the symptoms above, Florida Psychiatric Services is here to help. Our team is trained to understand somatic symptom disorder and the individual needs of the patient. If you need help managing your somatic symptom disorder symptoms, Florida Psychiatric Services provides:

You do not have to do this alone. Somatic symptom disorder is a serious condition, but it doesn’t have to ruin your life. A solid treatment plan does take time to accomplish, but you are worth it. Set up an appointment today, and our team will give your case the individual care and support you need to enjoy life again.

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