Life Situations, Emotions, and Neurocirculatory Asthenia (Anxiety Neurosis, Neurasthenia, Effort Syndrome)

@article{Cohen1949LifeSE,
  title={Life Situations, Emotions, and Neurocirculatory Asthenia (Anxiety Neurosis, Neurasthenia, Effort Syndrome)},
  author={M. E. L. Cohen and Paul Dudley White},
  journal={Psychosomatic Medicine},
  year={1949},
  volume={13},
  pages={335–357}
}
  • M. CohenP. White
  • Published 1 December 1949
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychosomatic Medicine
Life Situations, Emotions, and Neurocirculatory Asthenia (Anxiety Neurosis, Neurasthenia, Effort Syndrome) MANDEL COHEN;PAUL WHITE; Psychosomatic Medicine 

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