Т.Е. Tomashchyk
Somatoform disorders represent a group of psychiatric disorders manifested primarily in physical symptoms, which are clinically unexplained. Diagnosis of somatoform disorders requires taking into account not only the somatic symptoms and their severity, but also additional emotional, cognitive, behavioral and psychosocial aspects. The questionnaire “The quantification inventory for somatoform syndromes” (QUISS) meets the above-mentioned requirements. The questionnaire exists in the English version and requires standardization for the Belarusian population of patients, as well as compliance with current psychometrics.
keywords: somatoform disorders, construct validity, diagnostic method

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