A New Model for Integrating Occidental and Oriental Approaches in Psychosomatic Medicine
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?
KeywordsHuman Existence Psychosomatic Medicine Altered State Bodily Exercise Psychosomatic Disorder
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