Family Psychology and “Family Confrontation”

  • B. Luban-Plozza
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The persons around the psychosomatic patient usually regard him either as seriously ill with some organic disease, or as a trivial case, a hypochondriac or malingerer. The patient’s symptoms are often aggravated as a direct consequence; he feels deserted and alone.


Conflict Situation Psychosomatic Symptom Eventual Partner Psychosomatic Disorder Family Psychology 
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