J. NEAL GREENE, M.D.
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To the editor: There seems to be an incessant tide of criticism of the practicing physician in medical literature. Twenty years ago the subspecialties held the stage, but now the "holistic" view is in style. Dr. Menninger's editorial (Ann Intern Med 84:603-604, 1976) and many others flay us for not treating the "whole person," and for showing "little interest" in promoting it." The longer I practice as an internist, the more I realize that psychiatry has very little to offer my patients. We are beginning to understand the human body, but we know almost nothing about the mind. The lapse
J. NEAL GREENE. Psychiatry, Give Us Tools, Not Talk. Ann Intern Med. 1976;85:542. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-85-4-542_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1976;85(4):542.
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