Tag: <span>psychosomatic</span>

Psychosomatic Part II

Psychosomatic and now called Somatic Symptom Disorders: I am reminded of the young man who lost the tip of one finger on his nondominant hand and decompensated. His puzzled surgeon referred him to me for an evaluation in which it was revealed that in his culture, as the eldest son, he would have to play …

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The Role of the Spouse in Disability

It would initially appear that an unmarried patient fares more poorly than the married injured worker. It would seem that …
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Domestic Injuries

Domestic Injuries:   Several years ago, I had a patient who had fallen greater than 20 feet from a roof he was repairing. …
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The Second Year of Injury

A new year with no new prospects for a change in condition is very difficult. Some injured workers were able to briefly emotionally …
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