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A New Model for Integrating Occidental and Oriental Approaches in Psychosomatic Medicine

  • Yujiro Ikemi
  • Akira Ikemi

Abstract

The development of modern psychosomatic medicine signifies, for one, the attempt to restore a human quality to the study of the body and diseases. In part, its attempt is to overcome the dualism set forth by Descartes and to replace it with the unity of human existence, that is, to present the body not as a “mechanical object”, but as a locus of human existence. Has the attempt been successful?

Keywords

Human Existence Psychosomatic Medicine Altered State Bodily Exercise Psychosomatic Disorder 
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Reference

  1. Gendlin, E.T., “Experiential Psychotherapy” in R. Corsini (ed.), Current Psychotherapies ( Ithaca, F.E. Peacock, 1979 ).Google Scholar

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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yujiro Ikemi
    • 1
  • Akira Ikemi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Psychosomatic MedicineKyusha University School of MedicineMinamiku, Fukuoka City 815Japan

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