Somatisation in children.

  • M Elena Garralda
  • Published 1996 in
    Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and…


This review summarises recent work on somatisation in childhood. Minor physiological dysfunction may play a part in a number of cases and associated psychiatric disorders are commonly though not universally found. Contributory family factors include high rates of health problems and of parental psychological distress and there is some evidence for the role… (More)


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@article{Garralda1996SomatisationIC, title={Somatisation in children.}, author={M Elena Garralda}, journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines}, year={1996}, volume={37 1}, pages={13-33} }