Descriptive and predictive validity of somatic attributions in patients with somatoform disorders: a systematic review of quantitative research.

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OBJECTIVE Research on hypochondriasis and other somatoform disorders (SFD) has provided evidence that patients with SFD tend to attribute their symptoms to organic dysfunctions or disease. However, recent studies appear to discredit this. There is no systematic evidence on whether patients with SFD predominantly rely on somatic attributions, despite calls… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2013.05.005

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@article{Douzenis2013DescriptiveAP, title={Descriptive and predictive validity of somatic attributions in patients with somatoform disorders: a systematic review of quantitative research.}, author={Athanasios I Douzenis and Dionysis Seretis}, journal={Journal of psychosomatic research}, year={2013}, volume={75 3}, pages={199-210} }