Psychosomatic Disorders in General Practice by M. BalintPsychosomatic Disorders in General Practice by M. Balint

Psychosomatic Disorders in General Practice

Foreword byM. BalintRevised byG. Blythe

Paperback | March 26, 1992

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The practice-oriented approach of this book brought itsprevious editions wide acclaim among its readers. It has nowbeen thoroughly revised and expanded in this, the thirdedition.The authors present the basic knowledge of psychosomaticsthat both specialists and the nonspecialist reader require,and then show how this knowledge is applied in practice byputting the theoretical concepts underlying psychosomaticsinto a practical context with descriptions of psychosomaticillnesses. The basis ofunderstanding symptoms remainspsychoanalytical theory, but this basis is expanded andimproved using modern concepts. The various therapeuticapproaches to the patient, ranging from discussions betweenpatient and physician to Balint group work and familytherapy, are all discussed.This new edition is suitable for use as a basic introducingand giving practical guidance on basic psychosomatic care ofpatients both in the practice and in the clinic.
Title:Psychosomatic Disorders in General PracticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:267 pagesPublished:March 26, 1992Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3540545565

ISBN - 13:9783540545569