Psychosomatic illness: Introduction
A disorder where the physical symptoms are caused or aggravated by psychological factors such as migraine, back pain and irritable bowel syndrome. The impact of psychological factors on many health aspects cannot be ignored. For example, stress can affect a person's susceptibility to infection or their recovery from illness. Also called somatoform disorders. ...more »
Symptoms of Psychosomatic illness
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Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Psychosomatic illness:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Mental Health (Adults): Home Testing
Wrongly Diagnosed with Psychosomatic illness?
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Causes of Psychosomatic illness
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Disease Topics Related To Psychosomatic illness
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Psychosomatic illness: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Psychosomatic illness
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to speak.
This was initially misdiagnosed as a ...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course...read more »
ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD
in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults.
Some adults can...read more »
Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder)
often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians.
Many...read more »
Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with
an eating disorder is female.
The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or
have a delayed diagnosis.
See misdiagnosis of eating...read more »
Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be
undiagnosed in teenagers.
The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical...read more »
Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression)
may also have undiagnosed anxiety...read more »
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Psychosomatic illness: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Psychosomatic illness
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Psychosomatic illness: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Psychosomatic illness
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Psychosomatic illness: Broader Related Topics
Types of Psychosomatic illness
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