anorexia nervosa A psychophysiological disorder
usually occurring in young women that is characterized by an abnormal fear of becoming obese, a distorted self-image, a persistent unwillingness to eat, and severe weight loss.
To expand the previous definition, a physiological condition could now be increased by psychological stress in a psychophysiological disorder
Hypnotherapy for Anxiety, Phobias and Psychophysiological Disorders
The third major section looks at specific applications such as working with anxiety, depression, psychophysiological disorders
, or working with children.
encompass common physical ailments such as asthma, chronic hyperventilation, peptic ulcers, colitis, hypertension, heart attacks, hives, and acne.
The physician may be behaviorally handicapped because of impairment problems (including the outcomes of chemical, food, sexual, drug, and gambling dependencies), personality problems (sociopathy, transient psychosis, anxiety disorders), psychophysiological disorders
(circadian rhythm disease, psychosomatic diseases), learning disabilities (making it difficult to keep up), and emotional problems associated with somatic diseases.