PSYCHOSOMATIC STUDIES IN DERMATOLOGY: A. THE MOTIVATION OF SELF-INDUCED ERUPTIONS

@inproceedings{Michelson1945PSYCHOSOMATICSI,
  title={PSYCHOSOMATIC STUDIES IN DERMATOLOGY: A. THE MOTIVATION OF SELF-INDUCED ERUPTIONS},
  author={Henry E. Michelson},
  year={1945}
}
The knowledge of dermatoses has been largely based on morphologic descriptions and on the bacteriologic and pathologic changes involved. Since the functions of the skin are varied and do not in localized diseases necessarily affect the patient's physiologic processes to any great extent, the skin has been treated more as an autonomous organ than as an integral part of a person. In order to comprehend diseases not as isolated dysfunctions and to find underlying causes and far reaching effects of… CONTINUE READING