Psychosomatics, the lived body, and anthropological medicine
concerning a case of atopic dermatitis
The modern medical practitioner attempts to account for the various aspects of illness by considering them all together and, in doing so, adopts a biopsychosocial approach. As a general medical orientation, psychosomatic medicine finds its main purpose in pursuing such an approach.
Northoff, G. , Schwartz, M.A. , Schwartz, M. A. , Wiggins, O.P. (1992)., Psychosomatics, the lived body, and anthropological medicine: concerning a case of atopic dermatitis, in D. Leder (ed.), The body in medical thought and practice, Dordrecht, Springer, pp. 139-154.
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