The Psychosomatic Assessment: Strategies to Improve Clinical by G.A. Fava, N. Sonino, T.N. Wise
By G.A. Fava, N. Sonino, T.N. Wise
Psychosomatic drugs has constructed easy methods to raise diagnostic accuracy and enhance particular healing ways in all fields of drugs. during this context, clinimetrics, the technology of medical measurements, offers extraordinary possibilities for psychosomatic evaluation. This quantity illustrates how this technique may be translated into daily perform complementing and bettering the scientific interview. the main delicate and trustworthy medical tools are offered for comparing particular psychosocial facets of illness, i.e. youth adversities, existence occasions and persistent tension, way of life, sexual functionality, subclinical and affective disturbances, character, sickness habit, healthiness and relatives dynamics. each one bankruptcy presents functional illustrations as to how the most important info might be got with particular tools individualized in keeping with the sufferers' wishes. A link is supplied to an internet site that includes a few of the tools assessed within the quantity. This ebook allows the reader to appreciate the worth of the psychosomatic method in medical perform. it's meant to extend and refine the talents of clinicians who paintings as a rule and really expert drugs and psychiatry, no matter if physicians, psychologists or different well-being execs.
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An alexithymic patient can pose a difficult challenge in the psychosomatic interview. Sifneos  coined the term alexithymia from the Greek a, lack, lexis, word, and thymos, feeling, to describe a phenomenon seen in patients of ‘no words for feelings’. He was building upon others who had described interviews with psychosomatic patients demonstrating a lack of fantasy, with practical thought content, which they termed ‘pensée opératoire’ . Sifneos  conceptualized the alexithymia construct to consist of several characteristics, including difficulty identifying and verbalizing emotions, difficulty separating emotions from physiological changes associated with emotions, externally oriented thinking, and limited fantasy capacity.
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