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Imagery in the Psychotherapeutic Treatment of Psychosomatic Disorders

  • Marvin H. Berenson

Abstract

The subject of this chapter, Imagery in the Psychotherapeutic Treatment of Psychosomatic Disorders, lends itself to a variety of approaches. Many theories exist concerning the nature of psychosomatic disorders; various treatments, including imagery, have been indicated to influence psychosomatic symptoms. This chapter will describe briefly a few fundamental theoretical issues in conceptualization of psychosomatic disorders. The use of imagery in the treatment of such disorders will then be presented, illustrated with clinical material.

Keywords

Binge Eating Migraine Attack Migraine Headache Psychotherapeutic Treatment Dental Fear 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1986

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  • Marvin H. Berenson

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