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Idiopathic Parkinson's disease and depression: a psychosomatic view.
  1. C J Todes

    Abstract

    The link between idiopathic Parkinson's disease and depression is examined in the light of psychosomatic theory. A view of the condition is offered as a manifestation of chronic emotional disorder in an organic sense. Predisposition arises from bereavement and/or maternal failure in early emotional development.

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