MUPS

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AcronymDefinition
MUPSMedically Unexplained Physical Symptoms (healthcare; aka Medically Unexplained Symptoms)
MUPSMultiple Unit Pellet System (pharmaceutical)
MUPSMemorial University Pharmacy Students (Canada)
MUPSMcGill University Photography Society (Canada)
MUPSMontgomery Unified Prevention System (formerly Montgomery Community Support Coalition; Montgomery, AL)
MUPSMandatory Universal Pension System (various organizations)
MUPSMomentum Unloading Propulsion System
MUPSMarquette University Players Society
MUPSMicroline UNIX Printing System (software)
MUPSMissing and Unidentified Persons System (California)
MUPSManchester University Pharmacy Society (UK)
MUPSMade-Up Pseudo-Sibling
MUPSMiddle and Upper School (multiple locations)
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The resource utilization of medically unexplained physical symptoms. SAGE Open Med 2016; 4.
Beyond somatisation: A review of the understanding and treatment of medically unexplained physical symptoms (MUPS).
Cognitive behavioural therapy for medically unexplained physical symptoms: A randomised controlled trial.
Patients with medically unexplained physical symptoms (MUS) are those in which no organic pathology is found that explains the origin of their symptoms (1).
Patients with persistent medically unexplained physical symptoms: a descriptive study from Norwegian general practice.
To study medically unexplained physical symptoms associated with depressive disorders.
Medically unexplained physical symptoms, such as palpitations and shakes, have been a characteristic feature of many people's reactions to traumatic events over the centuries.
Workup may reveal psychiatric etiology of a patient's medically unexplained physical symptoms (MUPS).
Medically unexplained physical symptoms are common in clinical care and within the general population; examples include chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, MCS, idiopathic environmental intolerances, somatoform disorders, and "Gulf War syndrome." These symptoms are associated with extensive morbidity and have a significant impact on everyday functions (Baldwin et al.
*** Using this preliminary research, we report on patients with medically unexplained physical symptoms, who have what we call "minor acute illness." In contrast to the well-studied chronic somatizing patient in whom medically unexplained symptoms (1,2) are of at least 6 months' duration, (3) we define minor acute illness as unexplained symptoms of any type (eg, sore throats, minor sprains, "sinuses") that resolve completely in less than 6 months (usually days or weeks).
Medically Unexplained Physical Symptoms: Explicit criteria need to be developed and used uniformly when studying unexplained symptoms apart from CFS, fibromyalgia, and IBS.
Based on our experience, if psychiatric medications are used, they must be given at very low doses and then titrated up to give these patients time to adjust to potential side effects, which are anecdotally reported to be more problematic in these individuals and others with medically unexplained physical symptoms (48).
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