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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Rief, W; Zenz, M; Schweiger, U; Rüddel, H; Henningsen, P; Nilges, P 
Title:
Redefining (somatoform) pain disorder in ICD-10: a compromise of different interest groups in Germany. 
Abstract:
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Pain is one of the most frequent reasons to visit health professionals. Many patients suffering from chronic pain conditions not only need medical treatment but also psychiatric or psychological interventions. This additional treatment need should be underlined using an ICD section F diagnosis. The current ICD-10 diagnosis of somatoform pain disorder requests psychological causation of the pain, which is frequently unclear or difficult to decide. RECENT FINDINGS: In Germany, t...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Curr Opin Psychiatry 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
21 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
178-81 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0951-7367 
TUM Institution:
r Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie