The Association Between Somatic Symptoms and Sociodemographic and Clinical Characteristics

Tan Y., ŞAHİN E. M.

KONURALP TIP DERGISI, vol.12, no.2, pp.183-190, 2020 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.18521/ktd.622524
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.183-190
  • Keywords: Somatization, Clinical Characteristics, Sociodemographic Characteristics, MEDICALLY UNEXPLAINED SYMPTOMS, DISORDERS, PREVALENCE
  • Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: Somatization is a psychiatric condition characterized by recurring somatic symptoms that cannot be fully explained by the general medical condition of the individual and are not attributable to another mental disorder. There are physical, psychological and social factors that affect somatic symptoms of individuals. The aim of this study is to screen somatic symptoms of patients admitted to our clinic and to investigate the relationship between scanning results and sociodemographic and clinical characteristics of the patients.