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23 Nov 2004

phycological problem causing physical pain resulting in operation
Please could you help, i am trying to fing the name of a physological condition that causes physical pain which the doctors cannot find the reason for and often results in surgery. The condition occurs after a traumatic event or a very stressfull event i.e nervous breakdown.
The reason i am looking for this is i would like to research it futher.

Thank you
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01 Jan 0001

Hmm, I'm wondering exsactly what you're thinking of. Could be Psychosomatic Illness. Psychological trauma doesn't usually lead to such problems. Hypochondriasis ? No, it's not coming to me ...
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