In the following you will find an article about the Sensory Motor Bodytherapy according Dr. Pohl, first the abstract in HTML, then the full text in PDF.

Psychosomatics: a new view leads to a new treatment

Summary: "Psychosomatic illness" is the most common medical diagnosis in modern-day Germany. One would hope to be able to evaluate this as an encouraging indication that the medical establishment has begun to recognise the extent to which psychological factors contribute to the development of physical illness. Unfortunately, however, this is no more than an exclusive diagnosis, declaring simply that no medical explanation for the complaint could be determined. The patient affected often feels totally misunderstood, since the complaint from which he suffers is a reality and is experienced physically.

The solution in such cases is a new way of considering physical and psychological processes. Contrary to perceived wisdom, in the case of psychosomatic illnesses there is also a physical diagnosis to be made.

Psychosomatics: a new view leads to a new treatment