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psychosomatic

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

Pertaining to the manifestation of physical symptoms resulting from a mental state and also to the reciprocal impact of disease on psychological functioning.

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psychosomatic

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

Pertaining to the manifestation of physical symptoms resulting from a mental state and also to the reciprocal impact of disease on psychological functioning.

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psychosomatic

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 67 words.

adj. relating to or involving both the mind and body: usually applied to illnesses that are caused by the interaction

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psychosomatic

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 390 words.

achromatic, acrobatic, Adriatic, aerobatic, anagrammatic, aquatic, aristocratic, aromatic, Asiatic, asthmatic, athematic, attic, autocratic, automatic, axiomatic, bureaucratic,...

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psychosomatic

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 389 words.

achromatic, acrobatic, Adriatic, aerobatic, anagrammatic, aquatic, aristocratic, aromatic, Asiatic, asthmatic, athematic, attic, autocratic, automatic, axiomatic, bureaucratic,...

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psychosomatic disorder

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

Conditions affecting the mind and emotions that induce somatic symptoms. Examples include many so-called stress diseases, such as many cases of hypertension. Some somatic disorders,...

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psychosomatic illness

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

Influenced by psycho-dynamic thinking, the term psychosomatic became widespread from the 1930s onwards, initially indicating a general approach to illness emphasizing a mind/body...

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psychosomatic medicine

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

The branch of medicine devoted to psychosomatic disorders.

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Psychosomatic Medicine

Edited by Kurt D. Ackerman and Andrea F. Dimartini.

May 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Psychiatry. 488 pages.

Psychosomatic Medicine (PM) is a rapidly developing subspecialty of psychiatry focusing on psychiatric care of patients with other medical disorders. PM specialists diagnose and manage...

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psychosomatic <i>adj.</i>

Edited by Robert Ireland.

in A Dictionary of Dentistry

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dentistry. 25 words.

Pertaining to the manifestation of physical symptoms resulting from a mental state and also to the reciprocal impact of disease

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psychosomatic <i>adj.</i>

Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing. 40 words.

relating to or involving both the mind and body: usually applied to illnesses, such as asthma and peptic ulcer, that

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