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Alexithymic (ah-lex-eh-thy-meek)

Alexithymic individuals (males more than females) cannot express their feelings verbally. They either act them out (destructively) or hold them in (intrapunitive and equally destructive). These alexithymic individuals are more prone to develop somatic symptom (formerly somatoform) disorders (excess focus upon bodily) complaints. They are also more prone to psychophysiologic (formerly  psychosomatic – physical destruction …

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Pre-Operative

Pre-operative anxiety” : Becoming anxious prior to surgery is a universal reaction in which the doubts and fears of the …
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Fit for Duty, but…still in Pain

Pain The final months of treatment in workers’ compensation sees the surgeon complete his/her role in the patient care. …
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PTSD Treatment Candidate

An very brief overview of the three-factor model of personality and its relationship to psychopathology (including PTSD) …
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