Somatic symptom disorder was common in children and adolescents attending an emergency department complaining of pain.

@article{Cozzi2017SomaticSD,
  title={Somatic symptom disorder was common in children and adolescents attending an emergency department complaining of pain.},
  author={Giorgio Cozzi and Marta Minute and Aldo Skabar and Angela Pirrone and Mohamad Jaber and Elena Neri and Marcella Montico and Alessandro Ventura and Egidio Barbi},
  journal={Acta paediatrica},
  year={2017},
  volume={106 4},
  pages={586-593}
}
AIM The aim of this study was to quantify the prevalence of somatic pain in a paediatric emergency department (ED). METHODS We conducted a prospective observational study using patients admitted to the ED of an Italian children's hospital between December 2014 and February 2015. We enrolled children aged 7-17 who turned up at the ED complaining of pain… CONTINUE READING