from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Pertaining to the effects of the body on the mind.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Consisting of mind and body; pertaining to mind and body, or to their relation.
In December the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that Johnson suffers from Hepatitis C, "an incurable, blood-borne liver disease" whose symptoms include somatopsychic ones:
Psychosomatic and somatopsychic operate in unison, stimulation being exchanged and fused in both directions.
The somatopsychic model dictates certain research pathways:
Since anxiety and anger—and often violence—may be manifestations of the somatopsychic syndrome, it may be useful to explore the relationship between genetic anomalies, neurotransmitter deficits and imbalances, and exaggerated “flight or fight” responses.
These somatopsychic syndromes constitute exciting new frontiers in medicine and treatment.
Homeopathic remedies reduce, modulate, and stimulate the reactivity of the three main biologic systems (nervous, immune and endocrine), to re-balance their physiological functioning, acting in both directions, (psychosomatic and somatopsychic).