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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Gündel, H; Wolf, A; Xidara, V; Busch, R; Ladwig, KH; Jacobi, F; von Rad, M; Ceballos-Baumann, AO 
Title:
High psychiatric comorbidity in spasmodic torticollis: a controlled study. 
Abstract:
Disturbed body image and negative self-referent cognitions caused by the postural disfigurement of the head are regarded as the main reason for elevated depression scores in spasmodic torticollis (ST), but this factor was never controlled for. We therefore compared 48 patients with ST and 48 patients with alopecia areata (AA) who were matched for age, sex, and body image dissatisfaction. Psychiatric diagnoses were based on a structured psychiatric interview (SCID-I). Results of patients with ST...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Nerv Ment Dis 
Year:
2003 
Journal volume:
191 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
465-73 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0022-3018 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie ; Institut für Medizinische Statistik und Epidemiologie ; Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik