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"Most diseases are psychosomatic"

After a long period of time, psychological factors have not played an important role in diagnosis of disease; the tendency now is for them to be overvalued. An example is gastritis. It is believed that inflammation of stomach lining and ulcers were a consequence of repressed anger and stress. Sure that this remains true in many cases. This kind of diagnostic are not suit for the patients whose gastritis have strictly physiological causes. Meanwhile, it was found the Heliobacter pylori bacterium, responsible for many cases of ulcer, but which are treated with antibiotics and not by psychotherapy.
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