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Another thing the researchers wanted to take a closer look at was the connection between bullying from students and various other factors: Here, they focused on the adolescents' risk behaviour, especially their alcohol and tobacco consumption, and whether they had suffered or were still suffering from psychosomatic complaints, such as stomach aches, headaches, back pain or depression.
Detailed information can be found on the website of the IGPSE (International Society for Psychosomatic Energetics), a recognized nonprofit professional association headquartered in Switzerland.
In the liaison psychiatry literature, textbooks and clinical and diagnostic manuals focus on practice and process, addressing the philosophy of doing psychosomatic medicine only in passing.
Psychosomatic conception has the main essential features:--holistic conception involving the unity between the soma and the psyche;--neuro-endocrinological, based on clinical observations and psychophysiological experimental results;--reconsiders the influence of the social environment upon the illness;--psychosomatic patients' vulnerabil ity to stress;--psychic stress as a major or summative risk factor in the pathogenesis of the illness (8).
People suffering from psychosomatic disorders--not to mention anxiety, depression, masochistic tendencies, and so on--don't suddenly get better simply because you tell them what's wrong with them.
1- To calculate the correlation among the variables, distress, psychosomatic and self-restraint conditions among staff nurses who are working in hospitals.
The study was designed to investigate the relationship between bullying and psychosomatic problems among school-children with HI.
This issue of the journal presents two research papers where there is evidence of psychosomatic processes in play.
College students surveyed were 50 percent more likely to say they feel overwhelmed, and adults were more likely to say their sleep was restless, they had poor appetite, and everything was an effort--all classic psychosomatic symptoms of depression.
Among the children diagnosed with post trauma, there was a higher incidence of psychosomatic symptoms manifesting themselves in digestive problems like constipation or diarrhea, as well as headaches.
Pozzoli, of the University of Padua, Italy, looked at 30 studies of bullying and psychosomatic problems from around the world (Pediatrics 2013 [doi:10.1542/peds.2013-0614]).

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