THOMAS S. SZASZ, M.D.
There has been a great deal of interest in vagotomy, as a therapeutic technic for peptic ulcer, ever since its introduction by Dragstedt1 four years ago. Several excellent papers have appeared subsequently on the indications, physiologic effects, and clinical results of this treatment.2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 However, no report has appeared in the literature, to date, on any systematic psychiatric studies of patients subjected to vagotomy. Due to the interest and helpful coöperation of Dr. Lester R. Dragstedt and Dr. Walter L. Palmer a study of a number of such patients was made possible. This study has
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SZASZ TS. PSYCHIATRIC ASPECTS OF VAGOTOMY: A PRELIMINARY REPORT(PSYCHIATRIC ASPECTS OF VAGOTOMY: A PRELIMINARY REPORT*). Ann Intern Med. 1948;28:279–288. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-28-2-279
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1948;28(2):279-288.
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