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Changing stresses and recurrent somatic symptoms in adolescents

Changing stresses and recurrent somatic symptoms in adolescents

Psychiatric Journal of the University of Ottawa 5(2): 109-112

Recurrent somatic symptoms occur in a large number of adolescents (14-20% of the child and adolescent population in Scandinavia). Several obvious, but unrecognized stress have become more common. Marital strife, residential moves and alienation from the peer group are some of these stresses which seem to precipitate or perpetuate the recurrent somatic symptoms. Case examples (2) are presented.

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