Medicine: Rejection Dyspepsia

Girls who do not get along with their fathers are likely to grow up sexually frigid, and when they marry they are candidates for indigestion and gallstones. Moreover, their husbands will probably take to drink or develop ulcers. These conclusions are reported by a Scottish physician in the eminent British Lancet. A painstaking Glasgow diagnostician, Dr. G. Gladstone Robertson did not go looking for patients to fit a prefabricated theory. Instead, he felt obliged to adopt the psychosomatic approach as the only way to explain the illnesses of hundreds of patients.

Dr. Robertson had a lot of men & women in his...

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