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psychosomatic

of or relating to disorders, such as stomach ulcers, thought to be caused or aggravated by psychological factors such as stress

psychosomatic

[¦sī·kō·sə′mad·ik]
(medicine)
Of or pertaining to the interrelationship between mental processes and somatic functions.
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The predominance of psychoanalytically oriented therapy as a treatment has seriously slowed the progress of various other psychological modalities of psychiatric/psychological care and prevented them from finding a place in the treatment of psychosomatic illnesses.
Nothing enrages activists - or many sick vets - like suggesting that Gulf War vets are suffering psychosomatic illness.
The firm's published research reports, including today's complete report on CFS as a psychosomatic illness, are available on our internet home page located at http://www.
One woman he saw had hospital records of psychosomatic problems dating back to the 1930s, though her MCS diagnosis had been made just 10 years earlier.
Two investigators independently scrutinized the 215 articles that contained the word psychosomatic or related adjectives or phrases--such as "imaginary" or "messed up psychologically"--that were used as equivalent descriptors or were closely linked in the text.
The symptom list was divided for analysis into eight psychosomatic complaints (abdominal pain, back or limb pain, bad mood, chest pain, dizziness or fainting, headache, sleep problems, and tiredness) and eight organic complaints (asthma or breathing problems, cough, diarrhea, ear or hearing problems, eye or vision problems, rashes or other skin problems, runny or stuffed nose, and vomiting).
Together we can play an important role in bringing new drugs to people who suffer from neurological and psychosomatic diseases.
The study appears in the June issue of Psychosomatic Medicine.
Contract notice: Provision of care for mentally / psychosomatic ill insured big directly healthy - tender 858th
The Effect of Hypnosis on Patients with Psychosomatic Disorders.
of the Health Sciences, Maryland) offer a primary resource for psychiatrists who perform consultation, liaison, and psychosomatic work; who see patients with concurrent psychiatric and medical-surgical conditions; or who use a medical model in their psychiatric practice.
Professional education and psychosomatic medicine, principal themes of the presidential year she envisioned in her remarks, have been prominent in Dr.

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