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October 26, 1963

Difficult Patients.

JAMA. 1963;186(4):442. doi:10.1001/jama.1963.03710040168031

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The "difficult patient" is one whose illness does not fall into the easily recognized clinical categories. In this collection of psychosomatic anecdotes there are both descriptions and suggestions for management. This book provides only a colloquial introduction —further reading is certainly indicated.

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