Tag: <span>somatizing</span>

Hysteria for the Masses

  Hysteria as a Concept “When there are motor symptoms, sensory symptoms or neurological symptoms that cannot be fully explained by physical findings, the symptoms compromise a “conversion disorder.” When they occur in a warehouse, school or company setting, with many people have similar, inexplicable symptoms, it is referred to as “mass hysteria.” When symptoms …

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History of the Patient

History:  So much of our society works via a process of invoking fear. This is how a history of our smoking, drinking, eating …
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Uninformed Consent

Uninformed patients: It is clear that we are just one of the creatures in the animal kingdom that defines ourselves by what …
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Pain Is All In Your Head

In your head: I very frequently see patients who are released to transitional/light/alternate duty with limitations on sitting …
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