Somatic symptoms in depression

  title={Somatic symptoms in depression},
  author={Hans-Peter Kapfhammer},
  booktitle={Dialogues in clinical neuroscience},
Both painful and nonpainful somatic symptoms essentially characterize clinical states of depressive mood. So far, this well-established psychopathological knowledge has been appreciated only insufficiently by the official diagnostic systerms of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th edition, Text Revision (DSM-IV TR) and the ICD-10 Classification of Mental and Behavioral Disorders. Clinical Descriptions and Diagnostic Guidelines (ICD-10). From a perspective of primary… CONTINUE READING