Somatization disorder is sometimes diagnosed when a person
complains of many chronic symptoms for which there appears to be no physical
The symptoms feel—and are—very real to the person. Counseling may
be helpful to determine whether symptoms are caused by an emotional
September 7, 2012
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Lisa S. Weinstock, MD - Psychiatry
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