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Psychosomatic Approach and Health Services in the USA: A View from 1986

  • Adam J. Krakowski
Conference paper

Abstract

This presentation focuses on the influence of the psychosomatic movement upon research and the practice of psychiatry, and its relationship with other branches of medicine in the community. It will attempt to show that the psychosomatic approach has become a unifying force in psychiatric management, rehabilitation and prevention.

Keywords

Psychosomatic Medicine Biopsychosocial Approach Unify Force Psychiatric Management General Hospital Psychiatry 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Adam J. Krakowski
    • 1
  1. 1.Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital Medical CenterPlattsburghUSA

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