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Neurotic, Stress Related and Somatform Disorders

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The following are psychosomatic disorder except?



A Hypertension
B Peptic ulcer

C Cirrhosis of liver
D Asthma

Ans. C Cirrhosis of liver

a. Franz Alexander postulated that particular stress may stimulate and keep alert the parasympathetic nervous system, which means that too much gastric acid is secreted, and gastric hypermotility results, all of which may lead to a peptic ulcer.

b. Another dependent person with a different genetic set may, in repressing conflict, stimulate parasympathetic over functioning through pathways leading to colitis or asthmA.

c. Still other dependent persons, in seeking to move beyond dependency, incorporate the stress; such a move entails overstimulation of the sympathetic system, and the resulting chronic alertness produces migraine, hypertension, or arthritic

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