Chapter 18. Psychosomatic Problems

  1. Ann Williamson MB, ChB, BSCAH Accred, medical General Practitioner Certified Practitioner Master Practitioner Therapist

Published Online: 8 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773260.ch18

Brief Psychological Interventions in Clinical Practice

Brief Psychological Interventions in Clinical Practice

How to Cite

Williamson, A. (2008) Psychosomatic Problems, in Brief Psychological Interventions in Clinical Practice, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470773260.ch18

Author Information

  1. British Society of Clinic & Academic Hypnosis, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 14 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470513064

Online ISBN: 9780470773260

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Keywords:

  • psychoneuroimmunology;
  • using imagery and visualisation;
  • setting intention and unconscious movement use;
  • psychosomatic symptom cause;
  • pre-state anchors

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Use of imagery

  • Utilising unconscious resources

  • Causes of psychosomatic symptoms

  • Conflict

  • Organ language

  • Serving a purpose - secondary gain

  • Past traumatic experience

  • Identification

  • Self-punishment

  • Imprint

  • Pre-state anchors

  • Asthma

  • Nocturnal enuresis

  • Pain

  • Negative suggestion

  • Summary