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Document type:
Journal Article; Article 
Author(s):
Hausteiner-Wiehle, C; Grosber, M; Bubel, E; Groben, S; Bornschein, S; Lahmann, C; Eyer, F; Eberlein, B; Behrendt, H; Lowe, B; Henningsen, P; Huber, D; Ring, J; Darsow, U 
Title:
Patient-doctor interaction, psychobehavioural characteristics and mental disorders in patients with suspected allergies: do they predict "medically unexplained symptoms"? 
Abstract:
In approximately 20% of patients with suspected allergies, no organic symptom explanation can be found. Limited knowledge about patients with "medically unexplained symptoms (MUS)" contributes to them being perceived as "difficult" and being treated inadequately. This study examined the psychobehavioural characteristics of patients presenting for a diagnostic allergy work-up. Patients were interviewed and completed various self-rating questionnaires. Patient-Doctor interaction was evaluated, and...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Acta Derm Venereol 
Year:
2011 
Journal volume:
91 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
666-73 
Language:
eng 
Fulltext / DOI:
Print-ISSN:
0001-5555 
TUM Institution:
2. Medizinische Klinik Toxikologische Abteilung (alt) (Prof. Zilker); Klinik und Poliklinik für Dermatologie und Allergologie; Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie; Molekulare Allergologie (Prof. Schmidt-Weber)