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There is little doubt that many chronic diseases originate from persistent mental disturbances like feelings of anger, mental stress, anxiety and depression. Psychosomatic disorder is the illness where emotional factors produce physical symptoms. Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Psychogenic vomiting, Psychogenic vertigo, Functional indigestion, Habitual hyperthermia, Psychosomatic cystitis, Chronic pain syndrome, Sexual dysfunction are the common psychosomatic disorders. In this age of globalization and superfast life style the incidence of psychosomatic disorder is increasing rapidly. Research oriented findings show that emotional problems are playing an important role in the genesis of any dermatitis. Man’s mind and body cannot be separated. Thus physical illness and mental illness are interrelated. So during the process of treatment of any chronic disease, information regarding mental condition of the patient is very important.


Mental Illness, Physical Illness, Psychosomatic Disorder, Emotional Disorder, Anxiety, Depression, Dermatitis.
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