Reflections on the psychoanalytic treatment of patients with bronchial asthma.

  title={Reflections on the psychoanalytic treatment of patients with bronchial asthma.},
  author={L. Deutsch},
  journal={The Psychoanalytic study of the child},
  • L. Deutsch
  • Published 1987
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Psychoanalytic study of the child

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