Psychosomatic Medicine

The Word ‘Psychosomatic’ refers to a physical illness aggravated by a mental factor such as internal conflict or stress which is relating to a disorder having physical symptoms but mainly originating from mental or emotional causes.

Psychosomatic Medicine is a subspecialty of psychiatry which is used in the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders and symptoms in chronic medically ill patients. It also deals with the integration of psychological therapies in the preventiontreatment and rehabilitation of medical disease.  Psychosomatic medicine has transformed by following the growing rejection of psychodynamics and psychoanalytic schools and replaced by contemporary concepts of consultation liaison psychiatrybehavioural therapy, general hospital psychiatry. Diagnostic criteria for psychosomatic research have been proposed and methodologically stringent studies are needed to validate the concepts of psychosomatic conditions.

  • Psychological stress
  • Psychodynamic Medicine
  • Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine
  • Psychiatric rehabilitation
  • Medical-psychiatric comorbidities

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