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This study of a man and his stomach should be read by every physician, practitioner, specialist and research man. It should be read by those who reject or are skeptical about the "psychosomatic approach," as well as by those who are sold on it but too often do not take the trouble to study carefully both aspects, the somatic and the psychological, and to correlate the two series of findings.
The subject of this study, a 57 year old man, presented an unusual opportunity for the investigation of the behavior of a human stomach. Tom, at the age of 9,
Human Gastric Function. An Experimental Study of a Man and His Stomach.. Ann Intern Med. ;25:374–375. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-25-2-374_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1946;25(2):374-375.
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