Developing a screening index for community studies of somatization disorder.

@article{Swartz1986DevelopingAS,
  title={Developing a screening index for community studies of somatization disorder.},
  author={Marvin S. Swartz and Dana C. Hughes and Linda Kaufman George and Dan German Blazer and R Landerman and Kathleen K Bucholz},
  journal={Journal of psychiatric research},
  year={1986},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={335-43}
}
Despite the low prevalence of somatization disorder in the community, the section of the Diagnostic Interview Schedule used to make the diagnosis--as well as previous diagnostic interviews for the related diagnoses of hysteria, and Briquet's syndrome--is quite lengthy. This study evaluates a somatization disorder screening index derived from completed interviews from the NIMH sponsored Epidemiologic Catchment Area program. A screening index comprised of 11 symptoms of somatization was derived… CONTINUE READING

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