Somatoform disorder


somatoform disorder: A category of psychiatric disorders which are characterized by the presence of physical symptoms that suggest a medical condition but are not fully explained by any known medical reasons. [database_cross_reference: NCIT:C34956]

Endpoint definition

FinnGen phenotype data

321302 individuals

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Apply sex-specific rule None


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Check conditions None


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Filter registries

Hospital Discharge: ICD-10 F45
Hospital discharge: ICD-9 3008|3007
Hospital discharge: ICD-8 305
Cause of death: ICD-10 F45
Cause of death: ICD-9 3008|3007
Cause of death: ICD-8 305


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Check pre-conditions, main-only, mode, ICD version

Look only at ICD versions H.D: 10, 8, 9 ; C.O.D: 10, 8, 9


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Check minimum number of events None


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Include endpoints None


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Extra metadata

Level in the ICD hierarchy 3
First used in FinnGen datafreeze DF2
Parent code in ICD-10 F40-F48
Name in latin Perturbationes somatoformes

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 3964 2773 1191
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 1.28 1.60 0.88
Mean age at first event (years) 45.81 45.87 45.68


Follow-up Absolute risk HR [95% CI] p N
1998–2019 0.02 1.63 [1.14, 2.33] 7.2e-3 223
15 years 0.01 1.12 [0.80, 1.57] 5.1e-1 104
5 years 0.00 1.57 [1.06, 2.31] 2.4e-2 37
1 year 0.00 3.07 [1.69, 5.56] 2.1e-4 13

Age distribution of first events

Year distribution of first events

Cumulative Incidence


Index endpoint: F5_SOMATOFORM – Somatoform disorder
GWS hits: 0

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Somatoform disorder
after Somatoform disorder

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Somatoform disorder