Current Psychosomatic Research

  • Cairns Aitken
Conference paper


An earlier speaker at the conference Dr. Haralambides quoted Sir Douglas Black saying in 1981 that “the greatest enemies of progress in any branch of science are dogmatically held beliefs.... the best protection from a dogmatic cast of mind is some experience in research....” With that sentiment I heartily agree.


Eating Disorder Clinical Topic Psychosomatic Research Sexual Disorder Sexual Promiscuity 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Cairns Aitken
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  1. 1.Rehabilitation Studies Unit, Princess Margaret, Orthopaedic HospitalUniversity of EdinburghUK

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