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Disability, distress and unemployment in neurology outpatients with symptoms 'unexplained by organic disease'.

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OBJECTIVES: To determine the disability, distress and employment status of new neurology outpatients with physical symptoms unexplained by organic disease and to compare them with patients with symptoms explained by organic disease. METHODS: As part of a cohort study (the Scottish Neurological Symptoms Study) neurologists rated the extent to which each new patient's symptoms were explained by organic disease. Patients whose symptoms were rated as 'not at all' or only 'somewhat' explained by d...

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10.1136/jnnp.2010.220640

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Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry More from this journal
Volume:
82
Issue:
7
Pages:
810-813
Publication date:
2011-07-01
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EISSN:
1468-330X
ISSN:
0022-3050
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English
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2012-12-19

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