TABLE 2

Patient Psychiatric Characteristics (N = 161)

Psychiatric Characteristicsn (%)
Current DSM-IV-TR psychiatric somatoform diagnoses
 Pain disorder80 (50)
 Conversion disorder45 (28)
 Somatoform disorder not otherwise specified24 (15)
 Undifferentiated somatoform disorder8 (5)
 Somatization disorder4 (2)
Current psychiatric comorbiditya96 (60)
 Anxiety disorders67 (42)
 Mood disorders45 (29)
 Disruptive disorders14 (9)
 Learning disorders13 (8)
 Pervasive and other developmental disorders9 (6)
 Eating disorders9 (6)
 Adjustment disorders4 (2)
 Other8 (5)
Past DSM-IV-TR psychiatric diagnosesb
 Anxiety disorders63 (39)
 Mood disorders34 (21)
 Disruptive disorders16 (10)
 Pain disorder14 (9)
 Conversion disorder11 (7)
 Somatoform disorder not otherwise specified6 (4)
 Pervasive and other developmental disorders6 (4)
 Eating disorders5 (3)
 Adjustment disorders3 (2)
 Other15 (10)
Type of current treatment recommendationsc
 Outpatient individual therapy131 (82)
 Outpatient psychopharmacology29 (18)
 Partial hospitalization program24 (15)
 Inpatient psychiatric hospitalization or residential placement18 (11)
 Outpatient family therapy15 (9)
  • a Psychiatric comorbidities were diagnosed by PCS. Total percentage exceeds 100% because several patients had >1 comorbid diagnosis.

  • b Past psychiatric diagnoses were confirmed by PCS after being reported by patient or parent during admission. Total percentage exceeds 100% because several patients had >1 past diagnosis.

  • c Total percentage exceeds 100% because several patients received >1 psychiatric referral.