Dizziness is a common symptom that often remains unexplained despite extensive medical evaluation. In 30% vertigo or dizziness is caused by psychiatric or psychosomatic disorders. The commonest disorders are anxiety disorders, dissociative disorders, depressive and somatoform disorders. The assessment of psychiatric and psychosomatic symptoms should always accompany, not follow, neurootologic ... [Show full abstract] evaluation of vertigo and dizziness. An early interdisciplinary therapy should be started, which may prevent a chronification of psychogenic dizziness.