Handbook of cognitive behavioral approaches in primary care. Somatoform disorders

Barbara A. Golden, Clint C. Stankiewicz, Jeanne R. Kestel

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The authors describe the common, complex, and challenging issues presented by somatoform patients. The following topics are addressed: assessment and diagnostic issues; incidence and clinical manifestations in primary care; case conceptualization; identifying and addressing obstacles to treatment; points of collaboration with physician and families; development and implementation of an empirically based treatment plan; evaluation of treatment outcomes; and considerations with special populations/diversity. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2012 APA, all rights reserved). (create)

Original languageAmerican English
PublisherHandbook of cognitive behavioral approaches in primary care.
StatePublished - Jan 1 2010


  • somatoform disorders
  • primary care
  • assessment
  • diagnosis
  • incidence
  • clinical manifestations
  • case conceptualization
  • obstacles to treatment
  • empirically based treatment plan
  • evaluation of treatment outcomes
  • Primary Health Care
  • Epidemiology
  • Evidence Based Practice
  • Measurement
  • Treatment Effectiveness Evaluation
  • Treatment Planning
  • Treatment Barriers


  • Psychology

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