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Book reviews EVOLUTION OF PSYCHOSOMATIC CONCEPTS: development of these tenets is traced by ANOREXIA NERVOSA: A PARADIGM. Editors, reprinting papers by Gull (1868), the now M. Ralph Kaufman, M.D. and Marcel classical papers on the subject by Felix Heiman, M.D. New York: International Deutsch and Franz Alexander, historical Universities Press, 1964, 354 pp., $10.00. reviews by Paul Klemperer and Edward Stainbrook, and by presentation of the views of the Mount Sinai Seminar Group. Fol- The authors state that the purpose of this lowing this review of the development of book is "...to attempt clarification of psychosomatic medicine, the book deals in present concepts," and that "It [psycho- greater detail with work on anorexia nervosa, somatic medicine] is an operational approach and there are reprints of papers and excerpts to the theory and practice of medicine in on the subject by Gull, Las~gue, Janet, which the structure and function of the Charcot and others, including Moulton psychic apparatus are also indicated as (1942), Lorand (1943), and Masserman variables in health and disease... It specifi- (1941). The Mount Sinai Seminar Group cally denies the type of thinking in which the places emphasis on the sequential develop- psychological factor is considered as a ment http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The American Journal of Psychoanalysis Springer Journals

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
1967 The Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis
ISSN
0002-9548
eISSN
1573-6741
DOI
10.1007/BF01873057
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Abstract

EVOLUTION OF PSYCHOSOMATIC CONCEPTS: development of these tenets is traced by ANOREXIA NERVOSA: A PARADIGM. Editors, reprinting papers by Gull (1868), the now M. Ralph Kaufman, M.D. and Marcel classical papers on the subject by Felix Heiman, M.D. New York: International Deutsch and Franz Alexander, historical Universities Press, 1964, 354 pp., $10.00. reviews by Paul Klemperer and Edward Stainbrook, and by presentation of the views of the Mount Sinai Seminar Group. Fol- The authors state that the purpose of this lowing this review of the development of book is "...to attempt clarification of psychosomatic medicine, the book deals in present concepts," and that "It [psycho- greater detail with work on anorexia nervosa, somatic medicine] is an operational approach and there are reprints of papers and excerpts to the theory and practice of medicine in on the subject by Gull, Las~gue, Janet, which the structure and function of the Charcot and others, including Moulton psychic apparatus are also indicated as (1942), Lorand (1943), and Masserman variables in health and disease... It specifi- (1941). The Mount Sinai Seminar Group cally denies the type of thinking in which the places emphasis on the sequential develop- psychological factor is considered as a ment

Journal

The American Journal of PsychoanalysisSpringer Journals

Published: Mar 1, 1967

Keywords: Clinical Psychology; Psychotherapy; Psychoanalysis

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