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Attitudes of neuroscience nurses toward patients with conversion symptoms.

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BACKGROUND: Patients with conversion symptoms on neurology wards often report negative interactions with nursing staff. OBJECTIVE/METHOD: The authors therefore systematically studied, by means of an anonymous questionnaire, the attitudes of neuroscience nurses (N=68) toward these patients. RESULTS: Negative attitudes were common: 16% disagreed that conversion symptoms were "real;" 46% thought the patients were "manipulative;" and 34% disagreed that neurology was "an appropriate place" for the...

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Publisher copy:
10.1176/appi.psy.50.4.336
Journal:
Psychosomatics More from this journal
Volume:
50
Issue:
4
Pages:
336-339
Publication date:
2009-01-01
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EISSN:
1545-7206
ISSN:
0033-3182
Language:
English
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pubs:176103
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uuid:ca6dfdea-5a70-44d0-8024-3ffe6c535c6d
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pubs:176103
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176103
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2012-12-19

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