Year: 1981 Source: Psychosomatic Medicine, v.43, no.3, (June 1981), p.215-225 SIEC No: 19842690

This study examines the role of human relationships as a psychological factor in the development of cancer. Variations in approaches to human relationships were tested by Rorschach test in a cohort of healthy medical students. Profiles of future cancer victims resembled those who became mentally ill or committed suicide & differed from those who remained healthy or who developed cardiovascular disorders in midlife.(NBB)