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Wydanie: 2009 / 3-4, (tom: XIX)

Tatjana Sivik

Psychosomatology as a theoretical paradigm of modern psychosomatic medicine

Science became increasingly “local” and concerned with reductionistic particularities during the century preceeding the milleniumshift.
Kristina Orth-Gomer

Integrating psychosomatic medicine and cardiology in Europe

The attention to psychological factors in somatic diseases is growing, and the European Network for Psychosomatic Medicine ENPM offers ample opportunities for exchange of such knowledge and experiences.
Ritha Kielhorn

Should Balin groups be compulsory for physicians? Experiences and statistics from Berlin and Germany

The author is general practitioner and psychotherapist in Berlin and she has been chairperson of the German Balint Society, of the Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians (Kassenärztliche Vereinigung) of Berlin and Balint leader for many years.
Francesca Patacchioli

Iatrogenic side effects induced by hpa axis derangement

Functional disorders are characterized by combinations of symptoms which can be associated with virtually any body system and what’s more, symptom-based drug therapies have proven to have only limited success.
Bohdan W. Wasilewski

Results of treatment of functional disorders of menopausal period with antidepressant drugs comparing to homeopathic remedies and placebo

Menopausal hormone therapy once seemed the answer for many of the conditions women face as they age. It was thought that hormone therapy could ward off heart disease, osteoporosis, and cancer, while improving women’s quality of life.
Elżbieta Wasilewska-Dziubińska

Indications for supplementary homepathic treatment of osteoporosis in the light of recent research

Osteoporosis is a systemic skeletal disease characterized by reduction of bone resistance, posing a growing threat of fractures. The purpose of the treatment and prophylaxis is to prevent those fractures.
Khrosrow Taheri

Naturopathic roots of modern medicine

Phytomedicine/pharmaceutical plant has been a source of food from primitive times, as in Mesopotamia and Egypt, as well as being used for healing purpose. Avicenna and Galen used plant-based medicine in their academics.
Hans-Christian Deter

Functional disorders in gastroenterology

Functional disorders are very common in many European and American countries in the general population, in primary care as well as in the gastroenterological practice.
T.Sivik, H.Magner, R.Schoenfeld

Art psychotherapy in treatment of patients suffering from work related burnout disorder

Since 1990 we have successfully treated patients suffering from work related Burnout disorder. In most cases we have used an integrated psychosomatic treatment technique combining several group and individual therapeutic methods (...)
Gerhard Schuessler

Update in psychoneuroimmunology

Psychoneuroimmunology (PNI) is closely associated with bi-directional pathways between mind/brain and immune system. PNI research represents a rapidly growing area within psychosomatic research.
Theo Leydenbach

Existential impasse and illness. A clinical approach

The pathways the self takes to find itself. Working with dreams. Mostly, almost generally, behind psychosomatic illness there is to be found a relational impasse, either in the very first stage of life, or afterwards, or both.
Agnieszka Butwicka

The image of the relationship in the family in children with diabetes

Aim: The aim of the study was the detailed description of the way how children with diabetes function in terms of their image of the relationships in the family.
Michael Linden

Status and development of psychosomatic rehabilitation in Germany

Inpatient rehabilitation has a long tradition in Germany. Although all types of health insurance are reponsible for rehabilitation, it is primarily organized, funded, and supervised by the pension insurance.
Paweł Sala

The phenomenon of treatment cessation in patients with diagnosed anorexia and bulimia nervosa during psychotherapy conducted in the clinic for neuroses, psychiatry and neurology institute

The objective of the study was to characterize self image of patients with nutrition disorders who had stopped treatment prematurely.
Hans Martin Rothe

Functional disorders in internal medicine and the significance of the physician-patient-relationship in their treatment

The problem of medically unexplained complaints is despite all the technology progress in diagnostic still not solved. Patient with somatoforme disorders can be seen as the index-patient of our medical System.
Asbjorn O. Faleide

Group psychotherapy for women with generalized chronic pain

The aim of this study is to demonstrate how group psychotherapy influences the life situation of women with chronic generalized pain (CGP). This paper is based on the study of 18 women with CGP participating in short term group psychotherapy.
Sławomir Murawiec

Psychological functions of medication in fuctional disorders

Majority of patients with functional disorders are taking various kinds of medications for many years of their lives. The medication is thought to have objective action based on biological mechanisms.
Zbigniew Izdebski

Sexual dysfunctions in men and psychosocial issues

According to research, Poles (under the age of 49 and over 50 as well), most often experience difficulties and anxieties in their sexual life when they are tired, stressed, ill or feel unwell.
Katarzyna Schier, Monika Topór-Pamuła

Body image in infertile women

Background: The aim of this study was to describe the body image in infertile women. Subjects and Method: 50 infertile women were administered the Multidimensional Body Self Relations...
Stanisław Dulko

Psychosocial aspekts of transsexualism

There is a conviction of awareness, including the sense of one’s gender, being identical with cerebral processes. People find it hard to confess to having problems with gender identification.
Ewelina Makulska-Gertruda

Sex addiction

May the changes occurring now in connection with gender and sexual behaviour be called a sexual revolution? Had there really been a breakdown in traditional norms or is it just an accelerated continuum of the evolution process? The observed changes occur both at the level of the morals and human behaviour.
Christian Imieliński

Experience on treatment of functional disorders in outpatients in sexology

The author, based on literature and own experience, analyses the problem of most common psychosocial factors leading to establish inappropriate partnerships which, if ongoing, may lead to develop individual sexual dysfunction.
Anna Zalewska

Self-inflicted skin lessons - clinical presentations

Self-inflicted skin lesions belong to psychodermatological skin diseases. Psychodermatology is a new entity combining many aspects of dermatology, psychology and psychiatry.
Ioan Bradu Iamandescu

Psychoneuroallergology a main field of psychosomatics

Psychoneuroallergology represents a main field of psychosomatics which has as aims to establish and approach the reciprocal link between the allergic diseases and psychosocial factors.
Liliana Veronica Diaconescu

Experimental effects of music on skin reactivity in patients with drug allergy

Previous studies revealed in patients with drug allergy (DA) psychological aspects such as high stress vulnerability and anxious/depressive troubles.
Dan L. Dumitrascu

The psychosomatic approach of irritable bowel syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is one of the most common functional gastrointestinal disorders. The pathogenesis is still investigated but motility, perception, signal transmission and processing in the ENC and CNS as well as the inflammatory trigger are involved in the occurrence of symptoms.
Khosrow Taheri

Mind body - interactions in health promotions

In the section of mind and body interaction in psychosomatic disorder factors, which enhance an individual’s health consist of body, mind, and spirit.