Core beliefs trump medication

Often with anxiety, I see a significant amount of somatisation. That is, the manifestation of mental and psychological agitation through physical symptoms. I’ve seen clients with twitching eyelids, jerking arms, paralysed swallow reflex, nodding head, severe vertigo, limb paralysis, catatonia, parasympathetic mutism, ‘frozen’ tongue, chronic nausea… and a host of other greater or lesser physicalContinue reading “Core beliefs trump medication”

DSM-5 And Somatic Symptom Disorder | Reblog

DSM-5 And Somatic Symptom Disorder | Mad In America. This has been my experience with too many clients to count or remember. I find it incredibly scary that many of my clients come away from a visit to a psychiatrist with a label, a prescription, and only occasionally, a referral to a therapist of someContinue reading “DSM-5 And Somatic Symptom Disorder | Reblog”