JOSEPH C. YASKIN, M.D.
The gastrointestinal tract is particularly susceptible to functional disorders characterized by physiological abnormalities in the motor, secretory and sensory spheres, not due to any known primary structural or chemical causes, deficiency states or allergic disturbances, and traceable to neuropsychiatric maladjustments. These cases are frequent in everybody's practice and are usually unsatisfactory from the standpoint of treatment. It is the purpose of this presentation to discuss treatment, but before doing so it is necessary to get some clear formulations of the rôle of the vegetative nervous system and more particularly some principles in general psychopathology of the psychoses and neuroses,
YASKIN JC. THE TREATMENT OF FUNCTIONAL GASTROINTESTINAL DISTURBANCES OF NEUROPSYCHIATRY ORIGIN1. Ann Intern Med. ;18:949–967. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-18-6-949
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1943;18(6):949-967.
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