Somatic Symptom Disorder. Learn about this disorder.
Via Patient – patient.info/
PatientPlus articles are written by UK doctors and are based on research evidence, UK and European Guidelines. They are designed for health professionals to use, so you may find the language more technical than the condition leaflets.
(taken from Patient)
It is unfortunate but true that Fibromyalgia is often viewed as a Somatic type disorder originating from the head..
ie: we’ve all heard the one about “it’s all in your head”!!
Hopefully this medical information site will help you understand why doctors that as it gives an excellent descriptor of Somatic Symptom Disorders 🙂
Updated June 2017