Word of the day- 18

Word for today is



to convert (anxiety) into physical symptoms.

Pronunciation: [suhmatuh-sahyz, soh-muh-tuh-]

Brislin suggests take  the culturally accepted route: somaticize, whether it is the liver, head, stomach or heart that takes the brunt.

[ Source extract – The Development of Emotional Competence
By Carolyn Saarni]


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