CARL BINGER, M.D.
This paper deals with what I have called the psycho-biology of breathing and its relation to diseases of the respiratory system. In it I have attempted to review the essential physiological facts of respiration and to indicate, when possible, links between our physiological and psychological knowledge. The connections will not always be obvious, but it seems a sound method of procedure to begin with known facts in each field and to try to bring them into relation with each other.
It may be objected by some that the laws of the body do not govern the laws of the mind—that
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BINGER C. AN ARTICLE CONTRIBUTED TO AN ANNIVERSARY VOLUME IN HONOR OF DOCTOR JOSEPH HERSEY PRATT: THE PSYCHO-BIOLOGY OF BREATHING(THE PSYCHO-BIOLOGY OF BREATHING*). Ann Intern Med. 1937;11:195–208. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-11-1-195
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1937;11(1):195-208.
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