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Psychophysiological Disorders Research and Clinical Applications (Application and Practice in Health Psychology)

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Published by American Psychological Association (APA) .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Physiological & neuro-psychology,
  • Social research & statistics,
  • Diseases - General,
  • Mental Health,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Psychology,
  • Diseases

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsRobert J. Gatchel (Editor), Edward B. Blanchard (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages483
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9848750M
ISBN 101557985235
ISBN 109781557985231

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Treatment approaches to the variety of disorders are discussed in chapters by Dr. Decker, who describes multifaceted modalities, Dr. Lomax, who examines psychotherapeutic techniques, and in a final chapter on psychopharmacological mitigation of psychophysiological : Paperback. Treatment approaches to the variety of disorders are discussed in chapters by Dr. Decker, who describes multifaceted modalities, Dr. Lomax, who examines psychotherapeutic techniques, and in a final chapter on psychopharmacological mitigation of psychophysiological : Springer Netherlands. - A mobile app for treating mind-body disorders at the level between a great PPD book and a session with a PPD Practitioner. Several of the PPDA Board members are also Scientific Advisory Board members of Curable. Abstract. Some physical or medical problems can be strongly influenced by psychological factors such as stress, emotion, or personality. These medical problems are generally called psychosomatic or psychophysiological disorders. It is important to recognize that there is a physiological basis to these disorders and, therefore, problems such as headache or ulcer are not just “all in the.

Abstract. Psychophysiological disorders are physical illnesses in which psychological factors are presumed to be of etiological significance. The concept of a psychophysiological disorder, or psychosomatic illness, has undergone important changes during the past two decades. The book is divided into 2 main sections; clinical states (acute, chronic and cancer pain) and therapeutic aspects (pharmacological, surgical, physiotherapy, psychotherapy) and it presents a. The Psychophysiologic Disorders Association (PPDA), founded in and incorporated in , is a (c) (3) health education non-profit dedicated to advancing the diagnosis and treatment of stress-induced medical conditions. Psychophysiologic Disorders (PPD) affect hundreds of millions of people annually, and about one third of all patient visits to primary care medical professional are PPD-related. Psychophysiological disorders occur when a psychological condition causes or exacerbates physical symptoms. Just as Stan's hypertension is made worse by his stress levels, there are many other.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Psychophysiological disorders: past and present perspectives / Robert J. Gatchel --Irritable bowel syndrome / Edward B. Blanchard --Nonpharmacological treatment of essential hypertension: research and clinical applications / . Part V discusses gender and mind-body problems such as sexual problems and psychophysiological disorders. The book is recommended for both graduate and advanced undergraduate students who are taking up women's studies, abnormal psychology, or counseling. Psychophysiological Disorders Thomas G. Bowers, Ph.D. Penn State Harrisburg Psychophysiological Disorders Relatively new field of health psychology Refers to physical symptoms or diseases that are caused by or worsen by psychological factors Formally referred to as psychosomatic disorders Psychophysiological Disorders In contrast to hypochrondrical and conversion disorders, there is . The genesis of psychophysiological disorders due to stress Psychosomatic disorders are the physiological conditions of psychological origin.   Stress is something that, in principle, shouldn’t affect a person’s physical well-being.  But it can lead to very unpleasant diseases and their symptoms.