10 Jul 2015

Psychosomatic illness, the very real power of the subconscious

From Nine To Noon, 10:10 am on 10 July 2015

It s All in Your Head book cover cropBritish neurologist, Suzanne O'Sullivan talks about her most intriguing cases of psychosomatic illness.

The supermarket worker, 'Yvonne' who lost her sight, 'Camilla', the lawyer with the perfect life - except for her unexplained seizures, and the university student 'Shanina' who lost the use of her hand. Doctors found nothing wrong, but they weren't faking it.

Suzanne O'Sullivan has been a consultant in neurology in the UK since 2004, and has just published It's All In Your Head – true stories of imaginary illness.