Matthew Silvan

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Dermatologists are likely to be confronted with patients who present with a wide range of psychiatric issues and problems. Writers on psychocutaneous medicine have described a variety of conditions that represent the interplay between the psyche and the soma. Vitiligo is one such disease and will be the focus of this article. Specifically, 3 areas will be(More)
In the past three decades, neutrality has come under increasing criticism. The idea that a psychoanalyst can leave himself out of the therapeutic exchange has come to be seen as either an impossible dream or a myth. We propose that examining neutrality through the lens of curiosity allows for a new appreciation of the ongoing and vital importance of this(More)
"Now, when you do this procedure, sometimes you can get emotional release", the instructor says. I look up, surprised. I am standing in the back of a seminar room. Our instructor is showing us a new technique for getting release in the lower back. We are all gathered around the demonstration table watching carefully, some of us taking notes as he speaks. As(More)
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