To the theory and practice of psychosomatics

Alexander V. Khaikin
2012 Russian Open Medical Journal  
The author formulates the main topical theoretical issues of psychosomatics. It provides an overview of psychosomatogenesis models. It gives the hypothesis of the author about psycho-biological nature of cancer and mechanism of the placebo effect. It formulates a general model of psychosomatic work. It provides a brief overview of psychotherapeutic techniques used in the work with the somatic diseases, where the main attention is paid to the procedure and hypnotherapeutic techniques.
more » ... hniques. Description of the author's techniques. It discusses the question of the integration of psychosomatics and somatic medicine.
doi:10.15275/rusomj.2012.0104 fatcat:n6wz7luz2zgodorekziti57hn4