EDWARD D. HOEDEMAKER, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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A review of the literature on heart disease in which psychologic factors are discussed constitutes an interesting experiment for the internist as well as for the psychiatrist, for not only is the internist likely to be bewildered by the psychiatric terminology and interpretations, but the psychiatrist feels equally confused on reading the papers in the field of internal medicine.
Articles by Paul White,1, 2 Reid,3 Hirschboeck,4 Edwards and White,5 and Friedlander and Levine6 stress the sharp differentiation between organic heart disease and so-called "cardiac neurosis." This is also the chief point made by Boas,7 Willius,8 and Jukes.9 Emphasis is placed
HOEDEMAKER ED. PSYCHOLOGIC ASPECTS OF HEART DISEASE1. Ann Intern Med. 1942;17:486–495. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-17-3-486
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1942;17(3):486-495.
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