Psychosomatic Medicine News and Research

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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.
Current medical assessment not sufficient; clinimetric methods may improve final outcomes

Current medical assessment not sufficient; clinimetric methods may improve final outcomes

Programme trains 3,500 Bristish therapists in CBT

Programme trains 3,500 Bristish therapists in CBT

Psychoeducational program for wellbeing

Psychoeducational program for wellbeing

Personal approach to psychological well-being

Personal approach to psychological well-being

Issues in shared decision-making

Issues in shared decision-making

Psychological therapy for breast cancer patients reduces blood inflammation levels

Psychological therapy for breast cancer patients reduces blood inflammation levels

Enjoyable leisure activities tied to psychological and physical well-being

Enjoyable leisure activities tied to psychological and physical well-being

Obesity may reduce brain gray matter in postmenopausal women

Obesity may reduce brain gray matter in postmenopausal women

Couples cope in different ways following death of premature baby

Couples cope in different ways following death of premature baby

Teenage stress carries forward to adulthood

Teenage stress carries forward to adulthood

Zen meditation may reduce pain

Zen meditation may reduce pain

Post-traumatic stress disorder causes early death from heart disease

Post-traumatic stress disorder causes early death from heart disease

2nd Alzheimer's vaccine by AFFiRiS

2nd Alzheimer's vaccine by AFFiRiS

Coagulation in patients with anxiety disorders

Coagulation in patients with anxiety disorders

Hostility plus depression elevates risk for heart disease

Hostility plus depression elevates risk for heart disease

The biopsychosocial model thirty years later

The biopsychosocial model thirty years later

Exercise as effective for depression as drugs

Exercise as effective for depression as drugs

Shutting up in domestic row not good for women's health

Shutting up in domestic row not good for women's health

Neurological reason for doing mindfulness meditation

Neurological reason for doing mindfulness meditation

Veterans with extreme mixed handedness and high combat exposure five times more likely to have PTSD

Veterans with extreme mixed handedness and high combat exposure five times more likely to have PTSD