MILTON C. BORMAN, M.S., M.D., F.A.C.P.
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The frequency of neurotic behavior in patients seen in general medical practice, the difficulties met in making accurate diagnoses and in caring for such patients, the present interest of physicians and surgeons in this subject as shown by their writings and discussions, and the increasing number of patients labelled "neurotic," emphasize the importance of critical evaluation of emotional states in the sick.
Symptoms of neurotic origin simulating true organic disease, but without demonstrable lesion, are common. Neurotic behavior, however, may follow or be intensified by organic disease, or such behavior may exist in the presence of organic lesions, in an
BORMAN MC. ORGANIC DISEASE OBSCURED BY NEUROTIC BEHAVIOR1. Ann Intern Med. ;10:1683–1685. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-10-11-1683
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1937;10(11):1683-1685.
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