Psychosomatic Disorders in Adolescents and Young Adults - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781483198149, 9781483223179

Psychosomatic Disorders in Adolescents and Young Adults

1st Edition

Proceedings of a Conference Held by the Society for Psychosomatic Research at the Royal College of Physicians, London. November 1960

Editors: John Hambling Philip Hopkins
eBook ISBN: 9781483223179
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1965
Page Count: 256
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Psychosomatic Disorders in Adolescents and Young Adults covers the proceedings of the 1960 Conference, held by the Society for Psychosomatic Research at the Royal College of Physicians, London. This conference considers psychosomatic disorders occurring between the ages of 15-25 years and discusses the mental transformation from childhood to adult maturity. This book is organized into eight sessions encompassing 26 chapters. The first two sessions review the concepts of mental health and the psychosexual development in adolescence. The next sessions looks into the issues of teenage pregnancy, menstrual disorders, emotional sweating, male sexual disorders, epilepsy in adolescence, and psychosomatic aspects of acne vulgaris. These topics are followed by discussions on stress-related disorders, including tuberculosis and acute appendicitis. The remaining sessions describe certain aspects of mental transformation, such as the link between family and emotional maturity and fitness for marriage.

Table of Contents

Session 1 Chairman: John Paulley Concepts of Mental Health The Adolescent in industry The Adolescent in the University Discussion Session 2 Chairman: Kenneth Soddy The Psycho-sexual Development in Adolescence Discussion Session 3 Chairman: Aleck Bourne Pregnancy in Adolescents Menstrual Disorders Observations on Emotional Sweating during the Menstrual Cycle Discussion Sexual Disorders in Males Discussion Session 4 Chairman: Russell Fraser Epilepsy in Adolescence Discussion Diabetes Mellitus Psychomatic Aspects of Acne Vulgaris Discussion Session 5 Chairman: Harley Williams Tuberculosis Family State, Mental Efficiency and Physical Growth of Children with Adenotonsillo-appendicitis Psychosomatic Factors in Acute Appendicitis Discussion Session 6 Chairman: Emanuel Miller The Family and Emotional Maturity Fitness for Marriage Discussion Session 7 Chairman: Desmond O'Neill Matrix of Youth, a Discussion Session 8 Chairman: J. O. Wisdom Summing up List of Chairmen and Contributors Index


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