[Skip to Content]
[Skip to Content Landing]
Article
June 18, 1927

BERLIN

JAMA. 1927;88(25):1980-1981. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02680510038018

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.

Abstract

Congress of the German Society of Internal Medicine  The congress of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für innere Medizin was held at Wiesbaden, April 25-28, 1927. The first day of the congress, which was presided over by Professor Naegeli of Zurich, was devoted to psychotherapy. The principal paper was presented by Gaupp of Tübingen. He emphasized in psychotherapy the value of the unity of the body and the psyche, and the significance of psychologic research for the field of medicine. Psychotherapy is an ancient mode of treatment. As a special science, however, which passes from intuition to conscious endeavor, it is new. Psychic impairment and disturbed bodily function may be in close mutual relation. The effects of pathologic psychic processes, which are often only accentuations of normal processes, on body and mind may be referred to as psychogenic. In a special state of consciousness such as hypnosis, the action of the psyche

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
×