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'Wheelchair' patients with nonorganic disease: A psychological inquiry

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We studied ten patients referred from the neurology service with severe disability associated with the use of a wheelchair, but with no organic disorder to account for their disabilities. All patients were assessed using rating scales as well as a standardized psychiatric interview (SCID), and all medical and psychiatric case notes were examined. We also interviewed key carers for their views on the information and assistance the patients had received. All but two of the ten patients were wom...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of Psychosomatic Research
Volume:
47
Issue:
1
Pages:
93-103
Publication date:
1999-07-05
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ISSN:
0022-3999
URN:
uuid:505ce82f-5ad4-4afe-ada1-3a97566af9b5
Source identifiers:
177950
Local pid:
pubs:177950
Language:
English
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