Effect of comorbid anxiety, depressive, and personality disorders on treatment outcome of somatoform disorders.

@article{Leibbrand1999EffectOC,
  title={Effect of comorbid anxiety, depressive, and personality disorders on treatment outcome of somatoform disorders.},
  author={Rolf Leibbrand and Wolfgang Hiller and Manfred Maximilian Fichter},
  journal={Comprehensive psychiatry},
  year={1999},
  volume={40 3},
  pages={203-9}
}
Comorbid mental disorders of DSM-IV axis I and axis II have repeatedly been found to be a negative predictor for the treatment of axis I disorders, although recent contrary findings exist. Little is known about the effect of comorbidity on the therapy outcome of somatoform disorders. We compared three types of comorbidity, (1) personality disorders (PDs… CONTINUE READING