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Allan Abbass, MD : Somatization - Diagnosing it sooner through emotion-focused interviewing

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Somatization - Diagnosing it sooner through emotion-focused interviewing
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Practice recommendations
- Obvious anxiety in a patient with physical complaints should prompt an evaluation for somatization.
- Become familiar with the 4 patterns of somatization and their manifestations.
- Learn how to conduct an emotion-focused interview, which, when applied appropriately, will help rule somatization in or out.