Category Archives: Psychiatry

Parkinson disease and anxiety

I think that anxiety is one of the most common non-motor symptom of Parkinson disease (PD) at the early stages of the disease. An anxiety profile that is specific to PD has not been defined. DSM diagnostic criteria of anxiety … Continue reading

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Hysteria around the world

You can download here http://www.karger.com/Book/Home/261562 the chapter Hysteria around the world of which I am one of the authors.  

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When negative emotions give physical symptoms. Feeling so sick!

Somatization disorders consist of chronic and recurrent somatic complaints, which cannot be explained by physical causes, or at least exceed what would be expected from a known physical problem. These complaints result in seeking medical attention repeatedly. Complaints are subjective … Continue reading

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Missing words and Anxiety

People with generalized anxiety disorder often report difficulties in finding words in association with reduced concentration, fatigue and sleep problems. Despite the phenomenon is common and well known there are only few scientific studies that investigated it. Anxious individuals say … Continue reading

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