Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

HLTHPSYC 757 - Psychosomatic Processes

15 Points

Not offered in 2017


Focuses on the psychological, social and biological mechanisms behind illnesses that present with medically unexplained symptoms. Such illnesses include: chronic fatigue syndrome, chronic pain, irritable bowel syndrome and the somatoform disorders. The diagnostic controversy surrounding these disorders and treatment approaches for these conditions will be addressed.

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