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Self-Diagnosis

 “Self-Diagnosis: Trust the Patient”  At times there appears to be a sprain-strain yearbook in which the subjective complaints of the patient are set aside.  Only objective findings are pursued.  In the absence of these objective findings, there is little if any credibility accorded to the patient’s fears that “something is really wrong, and they’re missing …

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women

Injured women more likely to become depressed

A significant number of women in the general population may have undiagnosed and untreated depressive disorders and anxiety, …
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timing of patient care

“Timing Can Be Everything”

  The Timing of Intervention There is a slowing of the recovery process near the time of settlement. Patients express …
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Compulsive and Controlling

Almost two-thirds of surgeon-instigated psychological referrals are for (correctly) suspected depression. However, not infrequently, …
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