Medically Unexplained Illness: Gender and Biopsychosocial Implications

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Medically unexplained illnesses are among the most common disorders in primary medical care today. Accordingly, there has been a recent surge of interest in the physiology of such illnesses as fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, irritable bowel syndrome, and multiple chemical sensitivity. But biomedical models can only go so far toward understanding a group of painful and often frustrating symptoms. Author Susan K. Johnson surveys the most recent research on how psychological, social, and physiological factors may ...

Medically Unexplained Illness: Gender and Biopsychosocial Implications 2007, American Psychological Association (APA), Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9780979212581

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