Customer Service | Help | FAQ | PEP-Easy | Report a Data Error | About
:
Login
Tip: To sort articles by Rank…

PEP-Web Tip of the Day

You can specify Rank as the sort order when searching (it’s the default) which will put the articles which best matched your search on the top, and the complete results in descending relevance to your search. This feature is useful for finding the most important articles on a specific topic.

You can also change the sort order of results by selecting rank at the top of the search results pane after you perform a search. Note that rank order after a search only ranks up to 1000 maximum results that were returned; specifying rank in the search dialog ranks all possibilities before choosing the final 1000 (or less) to return.

For the complete list of tips, see PEP-Web Tips on the PEP-Web support page.

Kairys, D. (1953). A Medicina E a Psicologia (Medicine and Psychology): By Durval Marcondes, M.D. São Paulo: Livraria Martins Editora, 1952. 145 pp.. Psychoanal Q., 22:442-443.

(1953). Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 22:442-443

A Medicina E a Psicologia (Medicine and Psychology): By Durval Marcondes, M.D. São Paulo: Livraria Martins Editora, 1952. 145 pp.

Review by:
David Kairys

Not another treatise on 'psychosomatic medicine', this, as Dr. Marcondes explains in his introduction, is a special pleading for a cause which has been close to his heart since he first began to study medicine: the need for physicians to have a greater understanding of the emotions of their patients. This charming and spirited little volume is addressed to the medical profession at large rather than to specialists in psychiatry.

One will not learn here about the dynamics of the so-called 'psychosomatic diseases'. The author is interested in what is more fundamental: the existence of an emotional element in every illness the physician is called on to treat. While this is self-evident to analysts, what worries Dr. Marcondes is that so little is done to convey this axiom to the ranks of practicing physicians and make it an integral part of every doctor's medical thinking and practice.

After

[This is a summary or excerpt from the full text of the book or article. The full text of the document is available to subscribers.]

Copyright © 2019, Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing, ISSN 2472-6982 Customer Service | Help | FAQ | Download PEP Bibliography | Report a Data Error | About

WARNING! This text is printed for personal use. It is copyright to the journal in which it originally appeared. It is illegal to redistribute it in any form.