What should we call this new subject?
What are the goals of this subject?"Psychosomatic medicine" is the field of Psychosomatic medicine is an interdisciplinary medical field exploring the relationships among social, psychological, and behavioral factors on bodily processes and quality of life in humans and animals.
Professionals of "Psychosomatic medicine" include J. Robert Swenson.
Goals of "Psychosomatic medicine" include The academic forebear of the modern field of behavioral medicine and a part of the practice of consultation-liaison psychiatry, psychosomatic medicine integrates interdisciplinary evaluation and management involving diverse specialties including psychiatry, psychology, neurology, internal medicine, surgery, allergy, dermatology and psychoneuroimmunology. Clinical situations where mental processes act as a major factor affecting medical outcomes are areas where psychosomatic medicine has competence.
psychiatry, psychology, neurology, internal medicine, surgery, allergy, dermatology and psychoneuroimmunology are a few themes of "Psychosomatic medicine".
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