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the condition of being sick

a pathological condition of mind or body

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Christian Reimer, director of the Clinic for Psychosomatic Illness and Psychotherapy, University of Giessen, Germany.
Also important to him is the use of non-invasive technology, endoscopic techniques to evaluate functional disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, and efforts to find organic causes for symptoms in patients previously diagnosed as having psychosomatic illness.
Our staff also mentioned some topics they would hope to find in such an encyclopedia, but that do not appear either as full essays or in the subject index under the terms we tried: pain, suffering, headache, psychosomatic illness, and chronic fatigue syndrome topped our list.
And yet, influenced by the Cartesian inclinations towards dichotomy which characterise our culture, most approaches to psychosomatic illness tend to split up the psychosomatic phenomenon and reduce it to only one of its constituent parts.
The studies on the relationship between gender and psychosomatic illness are contradictory.
The rebellious Aicha and her daughters remain psychologically scarred by their years waiting for Said's annual return, while other characters show how sexual frustration leads to psychosomatic illness.
The text comprehensively reviews in a succinct form a large body of literature on difficult patients, including: the manipulative, demanding, self-destructive, hostile patient as well as the dependent clinger, the denier, the patient with psychosomatic illness, and the patient with personality disorder.
It is part of the strategy of the lore spreaders that you never, ever admit that any vet's claims are incredible, or that even a single veteran anywhere might be suffering psychosomatic illness.
5 million other Americans, most of whom were women and people under 45, doctors dismissed it as a mere psychosomatic illness.
Shorter has fashioned a marvelous history of psychosomatic illness that will surely serve as the definitive study on this subject for many years to come.
As a result, Darwin grieved insufficiently for his mother, and paid for this suppression with years of psychosomatic illness.
Outbreak of psychosomatic illness at a rural elementary school.
Because there were few physical clues at the time, many physicians assumed that fibromyalgia was largely a psychosomatic illness and that people with the condition were affected by depression and anxiety.