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Ch 15: Somatoform Disorders in Abnormal Psychology: Homework Help

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The Somatoform Disorders chapter of this Abnormal Psychology Homework Help course helps students complete their somatoform disorders in abnormal psychology homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

How it works:

  • Identify which concepts are covered on your somatoform disorders homework.
  • Find videos on those topics within this chapter.
  • Watch fun videos, pausing and reviewing as needed.
  • Complete sample problems and get instant feedback.
  • Finish your somatoform disorders homework with ease!

Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • Definition of somatoform disorders
  • Conversion disorder
  • Somatization disorder
  • Pain disorder
  • Hypochondriasis
  • Body dysmorphic disorder
  • Undifferentiated and unspecified somatoform disorders

8 Lessons in Chapter 15: Somatoform Disorders in Abnormal Psychology: Homework Help
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Somatoform Disorders: Definition and Perspectives

1. Somatoform Disorders: Definition and Perspectives

What happens when psychological pain becomes physical pain? In this lesson, we'll look at the category of mental illness known as somatoform disorders, including the history and current views on them.

Conversion Disorder: Definition, Causes and Treatment

2. Conversion Disorder: Definition, Causes and Treatment

Have you ever heard the expression 'mind over matter?' Well, that pretty much describes conversion disorder. In this lesson, we'll learn about the history, symptoms, causes, and treatment of the mental illness known as conversion disorder.

Somatic Symptom Disorder: Definition, Causes and Treatment

3. Somatic Symptom Disorder: Definition, Causes and Treatment

What happens when someone has symptoms of being ill, but doctors can't find anything wrong with them? They might have somatic symptom disorder (SSD). In this lesson, we'll look closely at the symptoms, causes, and treatment of somatic symptom disorder.

Pain Disorder: Definition, Symptoms & Treatment

4. Pain Disorder: Definition, Symptoms & Treatment

When you think of something called pain disorder, it may sound like a purely physical disorder. Interestingly enough, it is actually classified as a mental disorder. Find out more in this lesson.

Hypochondriasis: Definition, Causes and Treatment

5. Hypochondriasis: Definition, Causes and Treatment

What happens when someone believes they are dying, even though they're healthy? In this lesson, we will look at hypochondriasis, including what it is, what causes it, and how it is treated.

Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Definition, Causes and Treatment

6. Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Definition, Causes and Treatment

For some people, the person in the mirror is not aligned with reality. In this lesson, we'll look closer at body dysmorphic disorder, its symptoms, causes, and treatment.

Other Somatoform Disorders: Undifferentiated and Not Otherwise Specified

7. Other Somatoform Disorders: Undifferentiated and Not Otherwise Specified

What happens when someone has physical symptoms without a physical cause? In this lesson, we'll look at undifferentiated and not otherwise specified somatoform disorders, including what they are and diagnostic issues surrounding them.

Insomnia: Definition & Causes

8. Insomnia: Definition & Causes

Insomnia is a disorder that makes it difficult to fall and/or stay asleep on a frequent basis, and it can lead to depression, stress, and physical ailments. Read on to find out common causes and some of the solutions to insomnia.

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