The appearance just recently of an extensive bibliography1 upon the subject of the relation of the emotions to bodily changes should help to stimulate further thought among internists upon the status of this problem in the practice of medicine. The consultant internist especially will be interested since a large fraction of consultant practice is made up of those cases which present the problem of assessing the proportionate parts played by psychic and somatic factors in the development of the patient's disability. Both factors we have come to believe are involved in most cases but in some the dominant rôle is
EMOTIONS AND BODILY CHANGES. Ann Intern Med. 1935;9:93–95. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-9-1-93
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