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This monograph deals with the psychologic factors that prolong convalescence following a chronic disease. The material is well documented and objective. All practitioners are at some time confronted by the problems of delayed convalescence without apparent organic basis.
Chronic Disease and Psychological Invalidism: A Psychosomatic Study. JAMA. 1948;136(7):509. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02890240075041