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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.
New study offers hope for lonely older adults at increased risk of health problems

New study offers hope for lonely older adults at increased risk of health problems

Researchers discover why people exposed to war more likely to develop chronic diseases

Researchers discover why people exposed to war more likely to develop chronic diseases

Scientists use new method to easily investigate stress systems in babies

Scientists use new method to easily investigate stress systems in babies

Acute stress modifies DNA methylation and activity of certain genes

Acute stress modifies DNA methylation and activity of certain genes

Being a parent influences health in a positive way

Being a parent influences health in a positive way

Being a parent protects against cold: Study

Being a parent protects against cold: Study

Ambulatory monitoring will become more and more part of patients' everyday lives

Ambulatory monitoring will become more and more part of patients' everyday lives

Narcissistic men may have more physical problems in the long term: Study prediction

Narcissistic men may have more physical problems in the long term: Study prediction

DFG announces establishment of twelve research units

DFG announces establishment of twelve research units

Childhood mistreatment may increase risk of coronary heart disease in middle age

Childhood mistreatment may increase risk of coronary heart disease in middle age

Regular exercise may help prevent panic and related disorders

Regular exercise may help prevent panic and related disorders

Elsevier partners with APM to publish Psychosomatic journal

Elsevier partners with APM to publish Psychosomatic journal

Biography of psychiatric physicians John Romano and George Engel

Biography of psychiatric physicians John Romano and George Engel

A sense of humor keeps people healthy

A sense of humor keeps people healthy

Yoga lowers number of compounds in blood and reduces inflammation

Yoga lowers number of compounds in blood and reduces inflammation

Researchers mix active drug and placebo to maximize drug benefits for efficient treatment

Researchers mix active drug and placebo to maximize drug benefits for efficient treatment

Study suggests physical activity influences depression and fatigue by increasing self-efficacy

Study suggests physical activity influences depression and fatigue by increasing self-efficacy

Social isolation and stress can raise breast cancer risk

Social isolation and stress can raise breast cancer risk

Depressed people more likely to overstate the frequency of physical symptoms

Depressed people more likely to overstate the frequency of physical symptoms

Report on new psychoneuroendocrinology service in outpatient treatment

Report on new psychoneuroendocrinology service in outpatient treatment