Depression, anxiety, and psychosomatic disorders are the most frequently identified mental health consequences among acculturating individuals.
Physically, they have been put under chronic stress, causing spondylitis, back pain, insomnia, and other psychosomatic illnesses.
Although Shorter's book says little about the contemporary experience of psychosomatic illness, it's clear that similar mind-body-culture interplay is very much alive today.
Because CFS lacks definitive organic causes, it is often dismissed by physicians as either a psychosomatic illness or a manifestation of clinical depression.
Hence, our self-reported data are not supportive of the idea that MCS syndrome is primarily a psychiatric or psychosomatic condition.
That it tells more of a psychosomatic illness, - the images are symptomatic of a personal trouble - than it does of a feeling of the war.
Part 2 on physical and psychosomatic illness opens with Liakopoulou's chapter on the separation-individuation process in adolescents with chronic physical illness.
His site investigates psychosomatic illnesses, with emphasis on post traumatic stress disorder, chemical imbalances and childhood stress.
God did not make us disembodied minds; he made us psychosomatic beings.
Indeed, asthma is considered by many to be the prototype of psychosomatic illness.