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Mental Health and Somatic Symptom Disorder

Can Somatic Symptom Disorder Be Prevented?

There is no known way to prevent somatic symptom disorder. However, providing the person with an understanding and supportive environment might help decrease the severity of the symptoms and help him or her better cope with the disorder.

 

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Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg, MD on July 08, 2014

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