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Descriptor in English: Psychosomatic Medicine
Descriptor in Spanish: Medicina Psicosomática
Descriptor in Portuguese: Medicina Psicossomática
Descriptor in French: Médecine psychosomatique
Entry term(s): Medicine, Psychosomatic
Tree number(s): F04.096.544.830
Scope note: A system of medicine which aims at discovering the exact nature of the relationship between the emotions and bodily function, affirming the principle that the mind and body are one.
Annotation: SPEC: SPEC qualif; differentiate from PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGIC DISORDERS, the patient; MIND-BODY RELATIONS (PHYSIOLOGY) see PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGY is available; also Manual 27.12; DF: PSYCHOSOMATIC MED
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
See also the descriptors: Psychophysiologic Disorders MeSH
Psychophysiology MeSH
DeCS UI: 12047
Descriptor UI: D011611
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1996/06/10
Psychosomatic Medicine - Preferred
Concept UI M0018047
Scope note A system of medicine which aims at discovering the exact nature of the relationship between the emotions and bodily function, affirming the principle that the mind and body are one.
Preferred term Psychosomatic Medicine
Entry term(s) Medicine, Psychosomatic



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