Harold Wolff's untimely death in 1962 at the age of 63 deprived medicine of one of those rare figures who not only remains productive throughout his professional life but continues to grow and develop. The acknowledged leader in the United States of that infant discipline—psychosomatic medicine—a prolific writer, and a gifted teacher, his contributions spanned more than 30 years, and his pupils are scattered around the world, many now occupying distinguished academic positions and making important contributions in their own right. Among their confreres in the field they are affectionately known as the "Wolff Pack." Two of them, Helen Goodell,
Harold G. Wolff's Stress and Disease.. Ann Intern Med. ;71:223–225. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-71-1-223
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1969;71(1):223-225.
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