psychogenic


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psychogenic

Psychol (esp of disorders or symptoms) of mental, rather than organic, origin

psychogenic

[¦sī·kō¦jen·ik]
(medicine)
Of psychic origin.
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Several treatment options are currently available, but, in general, they are similar to the treatments of other stress-related diseases and not specific to psychogenic fever.
Relationship between semiology of psychogenic nonepileptic seizures and minnesota multiphasic personality inventory profile.
Predictive value of induetion of psychogenic seizures by suggestion.
The prelimbic division of the mPFC (PL) is important in stress inhibition because numerous studies have shown that damage to this region prolongs HPA axis responses to acute psychogenic (but not homeostatic) stressors (Diorio et al.
Current literature on this matter is based on cases reported (162 up to 2009, of which only ten involve men) (2-8-9-10) In 1971 Lababidi & Friedman, described the first case of Psychogenic purpura in a man; after that, cases describe on the male sex are but a few, most of them take place during the third decade of life with lesions similar to those found on women.
A sexual problem with a sudden onset suggests a psychogenic cause.
The main reason for this huge cost is the ambiguity of the aetiology of psychogenic pain.
They first address basal ganglia and cerebellar anatomy, physiology, and pharmacology, standard definitions, and diagnostic approaches, then the presentation, phenomenology, etiology, clinical characteristics, neuronatomic localization, and pathophysiology of individual diseases and disorders, including developmental, paroxysmal, hyperkinetic, hypokinetic, and secondary movement disorders like Tourette syndrome, dystonia, Parkinsonism, cerebral palsy, drug-induced, and psychogenic disorders.
As an objective, noninvasive measurement of the erectile activity, nocturnal penile tumescence (NPT) has been considered as the gold standard for differentiating psychogenic and organic erectile dysfunction (ED).
Unless the patient has very evident psychiatric symptoms, the diagnosis of psychogenic itching is made through a process of exclusion of systemic (internal) and skin diseases.