oa South African Medical Journal - The heart, the physician and the psychiatrist
|Article Title||The heart, the physician and the psychiatrist|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Publication Date||Jan 1956|
|Pages||31 - 36|
|Keyword(s)||Cardiac disease, Cardiac symptoms, Cardiology, Heart, Neurotic setting, Physician, Psychiatry and Psychological reactions|
Two psychiatric situations are associated with the heart, the one connected with organic heart disease and the other occurring in its absence. In the former the symptoms, which may be psychoneurotic or psychotic, are precipitated by the anxiety aroused or by cerebral anaemia, or both.
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