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The interpretation of low mood and worry by high users of secondary care with medically unexplained symptoms.

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BACKGROUND: Around 1% of adults are repeatedly referred from primary to secondary care with medically unexplained symptoms (MUS); many of these patients have depression and anxiety disorders which are unrecognized or inadequately treated. We aimed to investigate the ways patients with MUS and their General Practitioners (GPs) interpret low mood and worry, whether they regard them as depressive or anxiety disorders and how they relate them causally to symptoms. METHODS: We carried out semi-str...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1471-2296-12-107

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Publisher:
BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC family practice Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
1
Pages:
107
Publication date:
2011-01-01
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EISSN:
1471-2296
ISSN:
1471-2296
URN:
uuid:b52992ab-1c4a-4984-a9a1-3112247f54ff
Source identifiers:
193126
Local pid:
pubs:193126

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