ARTHUR H. JACKSON, M.D.
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There can be little question but that a very large proportion of those who consult their physicians for other than purely surgical, acute infectious or obstetrical conditions are suffering from some form of neurosis, which, in many cases, is psychogenic in origin. The function of some organ or organs is at fault while the organ itself is in no way diseased. The diagnosis of such a condition as some form of organic disease is one of the commonest errors in diagnosis met with today. The battle-scarred abdominal wall of one who has submitted to one surgical procedure after another in
JACKSON AH. PSYCHOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS IN THE TREATMENT OF THE NEUROSES1. Ann Intern Med. ;8:214–219. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-8-2-214
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1934;8(2):214-219.
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