The PNI uses more accurately “” scientific methods: PNI researchers analyze blood, saliva and tissue samples and aspiring, the communication between such elusive sizes such as psyche “, mental control” and immune system so to speak in the electron microscope to make visible. To achieve, to make the Psychosomatic Medicine, the study of the connection between soul and body, a scientifically established basis. First secure evidence of PNI can open the doctor further examination, diagnosis and treatment options. Between stress and the immune system, the first scientific papers in a correlation between stress and immune system dating back over 100 years. Relevant articles were published in 1878 by Luis Pasteur. However brutal-looking experiments with chickens that he swim in the ice water were based on its considerations. Then he examined the impact of that stress factor”and put in the chickens results in ice water for an increased susceptibility to infection that compared with the animals, which were housed in the warm stable.
Other previous work on the complex subject of stress-Immunology”came from Japan, and described the increased occurrence of, for example, tuberculosis patients (Ishigami 1918) mentally tense. Other works from the Russian space comes from the time when the classical conditioning of dogs came significantly to Iwan Petrovich Pawlow (around 1987) in fashion. Based on these experiments, the doctor Metalnikov people could prove a correlation between food intake and a Leukocytosis and in trying reach the Leukocytosis has appeared at the sight of food. (Dr. M.S. Metalnikov, 1931) Placebo effect and co.
“Also the advent of Psychiatry – and psychoanalysis, the the term psychosomatic illnesses” have shaped the idea that mental/emotional disorders can lead to physical illness, introduced in medical thinking. As the hour of birth of modern PNI is a work of two scientists Robert Ader and Nicholas however Cohen issued in 1975. The two scientists had administered a drug to mice, suppressed the natural defence mechanisms (a so-called immunosuppressant) and it resolved the active ingredient in sweet saccharin.