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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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With the aid of Psychosomatic Energetics, emotional conflicts can be energetically tested out and eliminated with the appropriate homeopathic compound remedies--i.
Materials: The different variables selected for present investigation are distress, psychosomatic and self-restraint that measure by following tools.
The victims are at greater risk of developing psychosomatic problems in contrast to non-bullied children who are healthy and active.
All studies had to include both reports of bullying and of psychosomatic complaints, as well as a control group of children or adolescents who were not bullied.
Psychosomatic medicine, a sub-specialty of psychology, is an interdisciplinary medical field studying the effect of social, psychological, and behavioral factors on bodily processes and quality of life.
But, later, other members of the psychoanalytic school of Chicago in 1927, Felix Deutsch and Alexander Dunbar, tried to define psychosomatic medicine and to decode the mechanism of conversive hysteria from a psychosomatic perspective and to realize different type of personality profile in concordance with different kind of psychiatric disorders.
The objective of this study is to analyze the rate of stressful life events and psychosomatic symptoms among students smokers and non-smokers and examine the predictive contribution of stress and smoking to subjective health status.
The word psychosomatic literally means your mind is affecting your body.
Psychosomatic medicine; an introduction to consultation-liaison psychiatry.
This study was undertaken to test the efficacy of functional relaxation (FR) compared to enhanced medical care(EMC) in the management of the psychosomatic factors associated with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
Psychosomatic Disorders in Seventeenth-Century French Literature.

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