Symposium 1


Chairs: Bernd Löwe, Alexandra Martin

Brief heart rate variability biofeedback treatment for somatic symptom disorder: Results from a pilot randomized controlled trial
Laura Klewinghaus (University of Wuppertal, Germany)

Ten years of DSM-5 Somatic Symptom Disorders: A scoping review on empirical evidence
Dr. Bernd Löwe (University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany)

Validation of the Somatic Symptom Disorder B-Criteria Scale (SSD-12) and of the diagnostic algorithm for Somatic Symptom Disorder
Dr. Alexandra Martin (University of Wuppertal, Germany)

Course of DSM-5 somatic symptom disorder in a psychosomatic outpatient sample:
A 4-year follow-up
Dr. Anne Toussaint (University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany)

Personality factors and cognitive functioning in patients with somatic symptom and related disorders
Ms. Jarinne De Jong (Tilburg University, Netherlands)