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Unexplained symptoms: somatoform disorders

Medically unexplained physical symptoms. The notion of physical symptoms having no medical causes is not an old one; when is it really a Somatoform disorder and what is the best treatment? Two new Cochrane reviews help answer the question.

S4BE Journal Club: Richard Lehman’s Reviews

Richard Lehman is a brilliant academic primary care physician who writes a weekly review of all the big journals; a number of our star bloggers (Pishoy, Nathan, Norah and Yamama) have taken the time to blog Richard’s Reviews for patients and students.