Teaching Psychosomatic Medicine: Implications for Patients, Physicians and the Liaison Team

  • Adam J. Krakowski

Abstract

Liaison psychiatric services which originated from hospital consultation psychiatry have literally multiplied in the last thirty years. Subsequent research and educational endeavors helped to solidify the altered scope of psychosomatic medicine. In 1968, Lipowski (1) clarified the present meaning of psychosomatic medicine and stressed the importance of the relationship of consulting psychiatrists with other physicians.

Keywords

Depression Disable Illness 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Adam J. Krakowski
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Psychosomatic Service and ResearchChamplain Valley Physicians Hospital Medical CenterPlattsburghUSA
  2. 2.Northern New York Center for the Emotionally DisturbedPlattsburghUSA

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