RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - An individual experiences specific pain or discomfort and, after seeing a doctor and undergoing medical exams, finds that the problem has an emotional cause. These are psychosomatic illnesses, which present physical symptoms, with no laboratory or imaging exam detecting any physical features that could cause the affliction.
The origin of psychosomatic illnesses is always emotional, "but the symptoms manifest in the body, that is, a symptom that can not be explained by organic cause or medical exams, but that is real and is harmful to the individual. It's quite common in anxious people who tend . . .