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Psychosomatic Medicine 

Psychosomatic medicine is an American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) subspecialty that involves the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders and symptoms in medically ill patients. Psychiatrists specializing in psychosomatic medicine provide consultation-liaison services in general medical hospitals and attend on medical psychiatry inpatient units. Psychosomatic psychiatrists also collaborate with other health care providers in primary care and outpatient settings to address the mental factors affecting the development, expression or resolution of a physical illness.

Books on Psychosomatic Medicine

American Psychiatric Publishing (APPI), a division of the American Psychiatric Association, publishes comprehensive textbooks and valuable guides to help patients cope with serious illness.

Clinical Manual of Psychosomatic Medicine: A Guide to Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Psycho-oncology was written to assist oncologists, physicians, psychiatrists and other mental health clinicians, and hospital chaplains in understanding and offering supportive treatment to the more than 40% of individuals who will receive a cancer diagnosis during their lifetime.
Clinical Manual of Psychosomatic Medicine: A Guide to Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Clinical Manual of Psychosomatic Medicine: A Guide to Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, Second Edition, explains the connections between physiological processes and psychological and behavioral factors for mental health professionals working in hospital settings.
The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychosomatic Medicine: Psychiatric Care of the Medically Ill The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychosomatic Medicine: Psychiatric Care of the Medically Ill, Second Edition, is a primary reference offering a diversity of perspectives on the treatment of psychiatric conditions in complex medically ill patients.

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