THEODORE H. MORRISON, M.D., F.A.C.P.; SAMUEL MORRISON, M.D.
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It has long been recognized that a large number of patients who come under the care of the gastroenterologist are psychoneurotic and one wonders whether the gastroenterologist is able to treat these patients satisfactorily or whether they can be better cared for by a psychiatrist. A consideration of the type of psychoneurosis, its duration, its status praesens, etc., makes this decision less difficult. In those instances in which the psychoneurosis is very mild and is referred to the gastro-intestinal tract, particularly where the patient is fifty years or older, it is our opinion that a more satisfactory outcome can be
MORRISON TH, MORRISON S. The Application of a Modified Psychiatric Approach in the Treatment of Certain Gastro-Intestinal Disorders12. Ann Intern Med. 1931;5:371–380. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-5-3-371
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1931;5(3):371-380.
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