Indonesian Society of Psychosomatic Medicine


Brief History of Psychosomatic Medicine in Indonesia

Psychosomatic Clinic in Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital (RSCM), Jakarta, Indonesia, has been established and active since 1950, initiated by Professor Aulia Yahya, MD, Internist, who was Chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Universitas Indonesia (FKUI) / RSCM. At that time, many patients with functional disorders and also exacerbation of chronic diseases related to the psychosocial problems that need psychosomatic approach.