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Psychosomatic symptoms are most often appearing as what?

Psychosomatic symptoms are most often appearing as what?

Many Possibilities: Psychosomatic symptoms can occur with any part of the body or any organ system. However, the most comon have to do with the GI tract and headaches. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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Psychosomatic (Definition)

"psychosomatic" refers to conditions which involve both body and mind, or when physical symptoms are exacerbated or caused by mental or emotional disturbances. Psychosomatic medicine is a branch of psychiatry devoted to medical science, education, and healthcare for people with comorbid psychiatric ...Read more


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What symptoms are common in depression?

What symptoms are common in depression?

Symptoms: Symptoms of depression can include: feeling sad, irritable or angry. There can be a decrease in sex drive. Energy level & motivation levels may drop. One may socially isolate or stop involvement in normal activities. Sleep may increase or decrease. Weight can change in relation to increase or decrease in appetite. Concentration or memory may decline. There can be an absence of joy as well as >>. ...Read more

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What are the most common conditions that are treated by pericardiocentesis?

What are the most common conditions that are treated by pericardiocentesis?

Pericarditis: Pweicardiocentesis is utilized for removing fluid in the pericardial sac when the fluid is pressing on the heart and restricting flow. The fluid is analyzed to find the cause thus future treatment of the fluid. ...Read more

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What are the most common psychosomatic complaints?

What are the most common psychosomatic complaints?

A few examples: Possibilities include: headache; tight muscles in neck, head or upper back; loose bowel movements, adbominal cramping etc. ...Read more

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What are common fibromyalgia symptoms in adolescents?

What are common fibromyalgia symptoms in adolescents?

Not fibro!: Adolescents very rarely get pfs. It is a disease, typically of middle age associated with sleep disturbance, mild affective symptoms, and characteristic trigger points, not typically joints. ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms to clinical depression?

Sadness, irritabilit: Sadness, negative thinking, wt and appetite and sleep disturbances, fatigue, irritability , and withing to be dead are all common symptoms of depression , clinical depression is diagnosable if they have lasted for 2weeks. ...Read more

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What symptoms are common in child depression?

Many symptoms: Many symptoms are not unlike those of adults, but often you will see more physical complaints, anger or what psychologists call depressive equivalents. See this for some suggestions: http://cpancf.Com/articles_files/identifyingchildhoodadolescentdepression.Asp. ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of schizoaffective disorder?

What are the most common symptoms of schizoaffective disorder?

Mood and Psychosis: It is similar to bipolar d/o or major depression in terms of mood disturbance. The difference is, a person is psychotic during periods when their mood is stable. Schizoaffective d/o is either bipolar type or depressive type. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms that are associated with vasculitis?

What are the symptoms that are associated with vasculitis?

Varied: Symptoms and signs can be very nonspecific - everything from a rash to kidney failure. A rheumatologist would probably be the best physician to assure the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are most common symptoms of a prostate condition?

What are most common symptoms of a prostate condition?

Varies widely.: The most common symptoms of an enlarged prostate are urinary complaints: hesitancy, weak stream, increased urinary frequency & voiding at night, and sensation of incomplete voiding. With greater obstruction, there can be urine infections and incontinence. Prostate infections can present with fever, deep pelvic pain, and pain with urination. ...Read more

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How common is winter depression? What are some hallmark symptoms?

Quite common: Winter depression: symptoms of depression that are precipitated and ended by seasonal changes, become more common as you proceed away from the equator. First is a lowered mood or reduced mood reactivity, often with reduced energy, increased sleep, weight gain, and/or reduced interest in activity. The peak onset time is the first 6 weeks of fall but environmental factors influence the timing. ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of dementia?

What are the most common symptoms of dementia?

Memory is first: By definition, if you have dementia you have a problem with memory. Other symptoms include problems with language, trouble using objects like tools, trouble evaluating and processing information, trouble knowing that you have deficits. Other types of symptoms include delusions, hallucinations, depression, anxiety, aggression, disinhibition, irritability and mood lability. ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of primary affective disorder?

What are the most common symptoms of primary affective disorder?

Affective Disorder: Affective disorder is a process where your emotions or affect are changed or is causing problems. Some use the term primary affective disorder for depression, depressed mood, poor attention, poor appetite, lethargy. Primary means it is not a product of some other illness. If these symptoms fit, discuss this with your doctor for medication and referral for counseling. ...Read more

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What are the most common neurological disorders?

What are the most common neurological disorders?

Migraines?: Perhaps most common is migraine, but strokes occur often, alzheimer's disease is common in older pts, parkinson's disease not rare. Head trauma increasing in frequency. Neurologists also see low back pain and neck pain patients. ...Read more

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What would be the most common illnesses that have similar symptoms to schizophrenia?

What would be the most common illnesses that have similar symptoms to schizophrenia?

Other psychoses, dep: The 'positive' symptoms of schizophrenia (voices, delusions) are also seen in severe mania, drug intoxications (esp hallucinogens), in delirium, some brain injuries, some drug & alcohol withdrawal states, & in several other medical conditions. The 'negative' symptoms (social withdrawal, poor hygiene, lack of emotion) are also seen in severe depression, and some brain & metabolic conditions. ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of adjustment disorder?

What are the most common symptoms of adjustment disorder?

Anxiety, depression: There are different types of adjustment disorders based on what mood and behavior there is for a given person. Besides anxiety and depressed mood, there is disturbance of conduct. ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of familial cold urticaria?

What are the most common symptoms of familial cold urticaria?

Symptoms include: Rash, conjunctivitis, fever/chills and arthralgias. You would certainly be suspicious since it is an autosomal dominant genetic condition. One parent would be affected and sometimes, several siblings. ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of erythrasma?

What are the most common symptoms of erythrasma?

Erythrasma: Erythrasma is a chronic superficial bacterial infection of skin folds, groin, armpits, more commonly seen in obese or diabetics. Appears as reddish-brown, slightly scaly patches with sharp borders, that may itch slightly. Differentiated from fungal infxn by no fluorescence under uv light.. Treatment involves scrubbing w antibacterial soap, using Erythromycin gel (mild) or pills (more severe cases). ...Read more