What is Psychosomatic Medicine?

Update: Starting in 2018 Psychosomatic Medicine subspecialty is now called Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry.Recently a doctor friend of mine asked me, “What is psychosomatic medicine?” When my answer was more vague than concrete, I realized clarification was in order. Psychosomatic Medicine is a subspecialty of psychiatry. The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology gives the following definition: Subspecialization … Read more