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Current state of management and organisation of care: Medically Unexplained Symptoms, Somatisation and Bodily Distress; developing better clinical services

  title={Current state of management and organisation of care: Medically Unexplained Symptoms, Somatisation and Bodily Distress; developing better clinical services},
  author={Per Fink and Christopher Burton and J Debie and Wolfgang S{\"o}llner and Kurt Fritzsche},
3 Citations

Feasibility of group-based acceptance and commitment therapy for adolescents (AHEAD) with multiple functional somatic syndromes: a pilot study

A new intervention with group-based Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) in a generic treatment approach for adolescents with multiple FSS was feasible and potentially efficacious and warrants testing in a larger clinical trial.

Negotiating disconnection : a grounded theory study of therapeutic engagement of patients with "medically unexplained symptoms"

The model shows that it is critical for mental health clinicians to engage the medical system and collaborate closely with GPs in order to engage these patients, and points to some of the challenges that may be encountered doing this, reflecting the complexities of organisational and cultural change.

Comparing group-based acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) with enhanced usual care for adolescents with functional somatic syndromes: a study protocol for a randomised trial

The efficacy of group-based ACT with that of enhanced usual care (EUC) in adolescents with a range of FSS operationalised by the unifying construct of multiorgan bodily distress syndrome (BDS).



Consultation-Liaison psychiatric service delivery: results from a European study.

Randomised Controlled Trial of a Collaborative Care Model with Psychiatric Consultation for Persistent Medically Unexplained Symptoms in General Practice

A collaborative care model combining training with psychiatric consultation in the general practice setting is an effective intervention in the treatment of persistent medically unexplained symptoms.

What people say about their general practitioners' treatment of anxiety and depression.

If people were registered with a general practice it would be possible for GPs to take a proactive stance that could result in greater benefit to patients at a lower cost to the health system.

Medically Unexplained Symptoms Presenting at Secondary Care—A Comparison of White Europeans and People of South Asian Ethnicity

The prevalence of medically unexplained symptoms, in this UK clinic, is similar among younger adults of South Asian and white European origin, suggesting that younger South Asians are managed similarly to white Europeans with respect to this aspect of medical care.

Prevalence, Impact, and Prognosis of Multisomatoform Disorder in Primary Care: A 5-Year Follow-up Study

MSD identifies a group of patients who are less likely to experience symptom improvement and have significant functional impairment and higher utilization rates.

An international study of the relation between somatic symptoms and depression.

There is substantial variation in how frequently patients with depression present with strictly somatic symptoms, and this variation may reflect characteristics of physicians and health care systems, as well as cultural differences among patients.

Steps towards integrated psychosomatic medicine--the example of psychocardiology.

Psychiatric Referrals within the General Hospital: Comparison with Referrals to General Practitioners

ICD–10 appeared to perform better than ICD–9 or DSM–III for somatoform disorders, but a comprehensive classification system is still needed for liaison psychiatry.

Somatoform disorders: severe psychiatric illnesses neglected by psychiatrists

Greater recognition of the importance of somatoform disorders will only occur if high quality research and teaching receive priority, and if the Royal Colleges continue to press for increasing public awareness of their importance.

Somatization and illness behaviour in a neurology ward.