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Neurotic and psychosomatic disorders interdependence in terms of the search activity concept

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Abstract

There are no correlations between MMPI Hysteria (Hs) and Depression (D) scales in psychosomatic patients in contrast to other patients with somatic disturbances, neurotic disturbances, and in healthy subjects. The roles of depression and hypochondria in the dynamics of psychosomatic disturbances are discussed according to the search activity concept. It is suggested that hypochondriacal complaints are prognostically favorable in comparison with anxiety-depression complaints.

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Rotenberg, V.S., Schattenstein, A.A. Neurotic and psychosomatic disorders interdependence in terms of the search activity concept. Pav. J. Biol. Sci. 25, 43–47 (1990). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02964602

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Keywords

  • Search Activity
  • Somatic Disease
  • Somatic Disorder
  • Body Resistance
  • Psychosomatic Disorder