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Psychosomatic medicine (PM) is a newly licensed subspecialty in the field of psychiatry; it is also known as consultation-liaison (C-L) psychiatry. C-L psychiatry provides knowledge, practice, and instruction in the relation between mental and physical illness. This field is associated with services like diagnosis, therapeutics and research of illnesses in this area. Hence it connects psychiatry and other medical specialties, so that physicians and psychiatrists can discuss how to best manage patients with psychosomatic illness.
Overweight adolescents actually eat less when exposed to stressful events

Overweight adolescents actually eat less when exposed to stressful events

Teenagers exposed to air pollution show greater autonomic reactivity to social stress

Teenagers exposed to air pollution show greater autonomic reactivity to social stress

Experimental pilot study identifies possible causes of functional dizziness

Experimental pilot study identifies possible causes of functional dizziness

Poor sleep associated with high blood pressure

Poor sleep associated with high blood pressure

Ethical and social implications of embodied AI in mental health care

Ethical and social implications of embodied AI in mental health care

Research suggests wisdom is linked to happiness and mental health

Research suggests wisdom is linked to happiness and mental health

Alterations in brain functional connectivity associated with somatic symptom disorder

Alterations in brain functional connectivity associated with somatic symptom disorder

Stressed IBS sufferers exhibit a distinctive microbial signature in the gut

Stressed IBS sufferers exhibit a distinctive microbial signature in the gut

Better diet could alleviate symptoms of depression finds study

Better diet could alleviate symptoms of depression finds study

Healthy diet can reduce depression symptoms

Healthy diet can reduce depression symptoms

Special intervention could help alleviate flashbacks in people with PTSD

Special intervention could help alleviate flashbacks in people with PTSD

Researchers use 'EORTC' questionnaire to measure cancer patients' quality of life

Researchers use 'EORTC' questionnaire to measure cancer patients' quality of life

Adolescents who use cognitive reappraisal had better metabolic measures, shows study

Adolescents who use cognitive reappraisal had better metabolic measures, shows study

Study finds sex-specific differences in mechanisms that drive stress-induced myocardial ischemia

Study finds sex-specific differences in mechanisms that drive stress-induced myocardial ischemia

Early treatment does not reduce risk of heart disease, shows study

Early treatment does not reduce risk of heart disease, shows study

Response to daily stressors plays important role in cognitive health of older adults

Response to daily stressors plays important role in cognitive health of older adults

Workplace bullying or violence linked to higher risk of cardiovascular problems

Workplace bullying or violence linked to higher risk of cardiovascular problems

Grieving spouses with sleep problems have increased risk of chronic immune activation

Grieving spouses with sleep problems have increased risk of chronic immune activation

Family acceptance of LGBT individual's sexuality linked to lower stress

Family acceptance of LGBT individual's sexuality linked to lower stress

Giving targeted social support activates brain regions involved in parental care

Giving targeted social support activates brain regions involved in parental care