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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.
Reacting to stressful events decides your overall health

Reacting to stressful events decides your overall health

Exercise helps smokers with high-anxiety sensitivity kick the habit

Exercise helps smokers with high-anxiety sensitivity kick the habit

Stress-related gene affects post-concussive symptoms after car crashes

Stress-related gene affects post-concussive symptoms after car crashes

Simple self-rating of health accurately predicts susceptibility to common cold

Simple self-rating of health accurately predicts susceptibility to common cold

Positive emotions may make your heart healthier

Positive emotions may make your heart healthier

UNC researchers find association between gut microbiota and anorexia nervosa

UNC researchers find association between gut microbiota and anorexia nervosa

Terminally ill patients with certain subtypes of delirium show higher probability of imminent death

Terminally ill patients with certain subtypes of delirium show higher probability of imminent death

People diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in later childhood experience weaker brain connectivity in midlife

People diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in later childhood experience weaker brain connectivity in midlife

Teens with slower cognitive processing speed experience depression, anxiety symptoms as adults

Teens with slower cognitive processing speed experience depression, anxiety symptoms as adults

Every third teenager reports one mental disorder, one chronic physical disease

Every third teenager reports one mental disorder, one chronic physical disease

Study finds link between type 2 diabetes and reduction of certain cognitive abilities

Study finds link between type 2 diabetes and reduction of certain cognitive abilities

Loyola psychiatrist achieves Distinguished Life Fellow status in the American Psychiatric Association

Loyola psychiatrist achieves Distinguished Life Fellow status in the American Psychiatric Association

Loyola's Murali Rao achieves Distinguished Life Fellow status

Loyola's Murali Rao achieves Distinguished Life Fellow status

OSU researchers review studies on effectiveness of mindfulness-based programs for weight loss

OSU researchers review studies on effectiveness of mindfulness-based programs for weight loss

Parental understanding regarding daily experiences may affect adolescent health, well-being

Parental understanding regarding daily experiences may affect adolescent health, well-being

Researchers examine how telephone-based coaching could help COPD patients

Researchers examine how telephone-based coaching could help COPD patients

Brain stimulation increases cravings for high-calorie foods, shows study

Brain stimulation increases cravings for high-calorie foods, shows study

Data provides information on rising number of clinics that treat psychosomatic problems

Data provides information on rising number of clinics that treat psychosomatic problems

New treatment plan could reduce need for antihypertensive drugs

New treatment plan could reduce need for antihypertensive drugs

Researchers reveal link between unhappy marital interactions and cardiovascular disease risk

Researchers reveal link between unhappy marital interactions and cardiovascular disease risk