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A Case Report of a Somatization Disorder Patient with Histrionic Personality Disorder
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  • Journal title : Journal of Oriental Neuropsychiatry
  • Volume 23, Issue 2,  2012, pp.85-98
  • Publisher : The Korean Society of Oriental Neuropsychiatry
  • DOI : 10.7231/JON.2012.23.2.085
 Title & Authors
A Case Report of a Somatization Disorder Patient with Histrionic Personality Disorder
Kim, Soo-Jung; Ryu, Chun-Gil; Cho, A-Ram; Seo, Joo-Hee; Kim, Ji-Na; Sung, Woo-Yong; Park, Jang-Ho;
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 Abstract
Objectives : The histrionic personality disorder(HPD) is characterized by a pattern of excessive emotion and attention-seeking behavior, including a seductive behavior. It is known that HPD is closely related to a somatization disorder. The somatization disorder is characterized with various physical symptoms that have no pathologic manifestation. This report is on a case of 55 years old woman with HPD, who has been suffering from various physical symptoms that are coincided with diagnostic criteria for somatization disorder by DSM-IV. Methods : The patient was treated with oriental medical treatments (acupuncture, moxibustion, cupping therapy, and herb-medication), hypnotic therapy, and emotional freedom techniques. The effects of treatment were measured by VAS. Results : Chest pain was improved by hypnotic therapy and oriental medical treatments. But the patient`s pantalgia and abdominal discomfort were controlled effectively by emotional freedom techniques. Conclusions : This result suggests that EFT might be effective for the defensive and dependent somatization disorder patient with HPD.
 Keywords
Histrionic personality disorder;HPD;Somatization disorder;Hypnotic therapy;Emotional freedom techniques;EFT;
 Language
Korean
 Cited by
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