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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Hausteiner, C; Bornschein, S; Zilker, T; Henningsen, P; Förstl, H 
Title:
Dysfunctional cognitions in idiopathic environmental intolerances (IEI)--an integrative psychiatric perspective. 
Abstract:
Idiopathic environmental intolerances (IEI) - formerly multiple chemical sensitivities (MCS) - are characterized by diffuse symptoms reported after exposure to low doses of everyday chemicals. Previous theories about the origin of IEI have emphasized either biological or psychological factors, neglecting a probable interplay. Many have suggested classifying IEI as a somatoform or an anxiety disorder, irrespective of some incongruities. By focusing on dysfunctional cognitions we discuss obvious p...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Toxicol Lett 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
171 
Journal issue:
1-2 
Pages contribution:
1-9 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0378-4274 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie ; Toxikologische Abteilung ; Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie