Depression +
  • Loss of hunger
  • General sadness
  • Lack of interest in leisure and activities
  • Insomnia
  • Somnolence
  • Hyperactivity
  • Lack of energy
  • Difficulty in concentrating
  • Difficulty in getting in relation with others
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Low self-esteem
  • Feelings of guilt
  • Feelings of despair
  • Unresolved griefs
  • Social isolation
  • Frequent discouragements

Anxiety +

  • Panic attacks.
  • Excessive and persistent concern relating to life circumstances without any logic or factual foundings (based on actual facts).
  • Muscular tension, fatigue, tremors and/or agitation.
  • Symptomatology of hyperactivity: palpitations, difficulty in breathing or swallowing, nauseas and diarrhea.
  • Symptomatology of hypervigilance : continous feeling of being in a limit situation, difficulty in concentrating, insomnia and general state of irritability.
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders (OCD): thoughts (obsessions) and gestures or rituals (compulsions) repeated without control over them.

Somatizations +

  • Repetitive fear of having a serious disease, without any medical founding that could confirm it.
  • Varied symptomatology without organic foundation that compels the person to visit doctors frequently, to take medication without prescription, or, inversely, to have evitative behaviour regarding its own health condition.
  • Stress-inducting factors that could lead to disease and that induce psychological conflicts.
  • Excessive preoccupation and frequent complaints regarding a chronic pain in spite of the confirmed absence of a disease.

Chronic pain +

  • Feeling pain for a period 6 months beyond the normal healing period in a way that this pain limits significantly the normal activity.
  • Generalized pain at muscles, bones and joints that limit the normal functioning of the person.
  • Progressive and abusive intake of pain-relief drugs.
  • Daily feeling of tension, migraine and headaches.
  • Rheumatoïd arthritis.
  • Irritable colon.
  • Stopping professional, home or leisure activities because of pain.
  • Depressive symptomatology due to pain.
  • General feeling of being limited: “I can’t do anymore what I used to” or “Nobody understands me” or “Why me?” or “When will all this stop?” or “I can’t go any longer like this”.