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what explains the effect of love and intimacy on disease recovery process?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Science or reality: Difficult to prove scientifically other than patients surrounded by love & intimacy are happier and recover far quicker. Are discharged from hospital sooner & have more to live for. Those with l & i are less likely to be depressed. More likely to seek medical help sooner & follow treatment plan including taking medications. Thus appears to be a huge plus.

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