Medically Unexplained Symptoms

Known as: Symptoms, Somatic, Symptom, Somatic, Medically Unexplained Symptom 
Persistent health symptoms which remain unexplained after a complete medical evaluation. A cluster of symptoms that consistently appear together but… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
OBJECTIVE To develop simple, practical criteria for clinical diagnosis of fibromyalgia that are suitable for use in primary and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
An estimated 15–30% of all primary care consul­ tations are for medically unexplained symptoms (Kirmayer et al, 2004). Patients… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Despite both parties often expressing dissatisfaction with consultations, patients with medically unexplained symptoms (MUS… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
We summarize the psychological mechanisms that have been linked to the development and maintenance of medically unexplained… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
A significant proportion of symptoms are medically unexplained. People experience illness but no pathological basis for the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVE: There is no proven primary care treatment for patients with medically unexplained symptoms (MUS). We hypothesized that… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Patients with medically unexplained symptoms comprise from 15% to 30% of all primary care consultations. Physicians often assume… (More)
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2004
Review
2004
Theories of medically unexplained illness based on the concepts of dissociation, conversion, and somatization are summarized… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND AND METHODS Patients with depression, particularly those seen by primary care physicians, may report somatic symptoms… (More)
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Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
This study reports the factor structure of the symptoms comprising the General Health Questionnaire when it is completed in a… (More)
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