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What is the difference between the autonomic and somatic nervous system?

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Dr. Joan Kinlan
Psychiatry
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In brief: Mind vs body

Autonomic are the responses from our nervous system so you breath without even thinkindgabout it and you heart beats.
Somatic can be the responses of our body especially when we're worrying about things so we might get a headache of a stomach ache.

In brief: Mind vs body

Autonomic are the responses from our nervous system so you breath without even thinkindgabout it and you heart beats.
Somatic can be the responses of our body especially when we're worrying about things so we might get a headache of a stomach ache.
Dr. Joan Kinlan
Dr. Joan Kinlan
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