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Physical Disorders

Did you know that…..

many patients with recurrent or chronic physical disorders have depression ?

The patient has low mood, sense of helplessness, sluggishness, the level of productivity is reduced, etc.
This depression frequently aggravates the disability. Thus it sets up a vicious circle.

In these cases it is important that patients receive psychological treatment in addition to treatment for physical illness.

(Edited by Dr. María Moya Guirao, MD)

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Psychosomatic Term (English)

The use of the term “Psychosomatic” draws attention to emotional disturbances and psychological interrelationships with somatic disease.

Psychological factors may contribute directly or indirectly to the etiology of some physical disorders.


(Edited by María Moya Guirao, M.D.)

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