Psychotherapeutic Approach in Oncological Somatizations

  • Cristina Lupu
Keywords: neurotic psychotrauma; cancer; psychosomatic theories; doctor-psychologist-patient relationship; psychotherapy


Treating, with predilection, the problem of the oncological diseases, which take over both
the physical and the psychological side, in a marked way, meant to cause significant dislocations in the
human existence, the proposed article thoroughly clarifies the sufferings of the mind, transposed
through a wide process, in physiological form, the somatic pathology being in a continuous process of
intertwining with the psychological pathology, resulting in a broad clinical polymorphism, translated
into oncological conditions. In this way, a psychotherapeutic approach, with a regulatory role, is
necessary, gradually pursuing the causes of a psychosomatic nature, which gradually establishes the
disease, the intervention of psycho-oncology having an indispensable character, adopting a series of
procedures at different stages. of the condition, the importance of collaboration with the treating
physician, the confrontation with the grim diagnosis, the role of the family in the psychological
approach and the compliance with the treatment completing the clinical picture.