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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
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Author
Journal:
Journal of psychosomatic research More from this journal
Volume:
47
Issue:
1
Pages:
93-103
Publication date:
1999-07-01
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EISSN:
1879-1360
ISSN:
0022-3999
Language:
English
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pubs:175754
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uuid:f6004dd8-139a-470f-a7ae-30066b329fe3
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pubs:175754
Source identifiers:
175754
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2012-12-19

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