This article shows the evolution of the main perspectives of diagnostic and classificatory systems used in psychopathology to describe and understand the mental suffering in situations of physical disease. Increasing consideration is given to psychological factors that modulate the vulnerability, the course, and possibly the prognosis of organic disorders.
|Translated title of the contribution||Suffering and disease between body and mind: Perspectives on the diagnosis for medical and psychological clinical work in situations of organic diseases|
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Recenti Progressi in Medicina|
|Publication status||Published - Dec 2009|
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