Psychobiological theories are based on the assumption, that psychological conflicts have a correlate in the body more precise than the common stressconcept which it is based on. In short this means that the specific content of a thought determines the organ or organsystem which will be affected. This discovery was originally made by Dr. R.G. Hamer who spotted artefacts in computer tomography brain scans of people with cancer, which he could allocate to an organ by comparison with tomographies of the body. Although this theories are heavily discussed and not scientifically acknowledged yet, there are some crucial and interesting implications for Medicine and especially Psychosomatics.
This is where I throw papers that shed new light on neurological and psychiatric diseases. I'm not a clinician nor a specialist in this field. But I teach Intro to Neuroscience and Behavioral Neuroscience and I'm always on the lookout for a) high-quality reviews to keep me up to date on the latest findings for a particular disease, b) novel/intriguing findings to discuss in class, and c) accessible primary literature papers for reading assignments. When I find things that fit this category, they go in he