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All in Your Head? Yes, and Scientists Are Figuring Out Why

Wall Street Journal (Internet / Print) 03/17/06 http://online.wsj.com/article/SB114254853729500578.html?mod=health_hs_research_science Bringing the brain into mind-body science may remove the stigma from the phrase, "it's all in your head." "Doctors are aware that how you think and feel can affect your biology, but because the mechanisms haven't been identified it hasn't been taken seriously," says Robert Rose, who directs the Mind Brain Body and Health Initiative at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston. But as "brain-based explanations give the findings greater depth and credibility," Prof. Lane adds, "doctors might be more likely to recognize the importance of the mind."



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