many physical complaints over several years that begin before age 30 that cannot be explained by medical conditions, but are severe enough to require medical treatment or cause the person to change their lifestyle.
Syndrome characterized by chronic and recurrent somatoform symptoms such paralyses, anesthesias, blindness, seizures, and head and body aches, with no medical explanation.
A somatoform disorder in which the person continually seeks medical help for recurrent and multiple physical symptoms that have no discoverable physical cause. The medical history is complicated and dramatically presented. Compare with hypochondriasis.