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Where the Practice of Medicine Fails

 A friend went to the doctor with ear pain and was told it was caused by grinding her teeth.  The doctor recommended a mouth guard, some muscle relaxers at night or a referral to an oral surgeon to inject Botox into her jaws.  But the doctor asked nothing about the stressors in her life which were causing the grinding.  

Why does modern medicine continue to separate the physical from the psychological as if they existed in two different bodies?