brain tumor growth as a result of psychotherapy

Filip van den Bergh F.S.vandenBergh at
Sat Jan 13 07:38:21 EST 2001

I don't believe that the cerebellum is associated with fear-related
disorders. Furthermore, In the subject line you are suggesting that the
tumor was the result of therapy, bu in the body I understand that you wish
to inquiry if the tumor was the cause of the disappearing disorder. What
exactly did you mean?


<eias at> wrote in message news:93nqsg$2ca$1 at
> This is a question from a psychotherapist. A client of mine had panic
> syndrome, and, within 8 months of weekly sessions, had her symptoms
> gradually eliminated. Afterwards, she complained of severe headaches,
> and I sent her to a neurologist, who diagnosed a brain tumor around her
> cerebellum. Question is: is it possible that the growth of tumor cells
> was in some respect associated with the disappearance of panic
> symptoms? Answers will be greatly appreciated, and I will volunteer
> any further information. Thank you.
> Sent via

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