Dr. Maria T. Lymberis, MD

Clinical & Forensic Psychiatry in Los Angeles, California

Forensic Medical-Legal Psychiatric Services

Psychological Pain & Suffering

Psychological pain, sometimes called psychalgia, is any mental, or mind, or non-physical suffering. Emotional pain is a particular kind of psychological pain. Social pain is used to denote emotional pain caused by harm or threat to social connection; bereavement, embarrassment, shame and hurt feelings.