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Januzzi et al1 imply that psychosomatic heart disease was first recognized in the mid 19th century. In fact, 12th-century theologian and physician Moses Maimonides discusses the concept of psychosomatic medicine,2 albeit not specifically in relation to coronary artery disease.3
Rosner F. Psychosomatic Heart Disease. Arch Intern Med. 2001;161(5):771–778. doi:
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