The relationship between prosthesis use, phantom pain and psychiatric symptoms in male traumatic limb amputees


DURMUŞ D., Safaz I., Adiguzel E., Uran A., SARISOY G., Goktepe A. S. , ...More

COMPREHENSIVE PSYCHIATRY, vol.59, pp.45-53, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 59
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2014.10.018
  • Title of Journal : COMPREHENSIVE PSYCHIATRY
  • Page Numbers: pp.45-53

Abstract

Objectives: The purpose of this study was to identify psychiatric symptoms by comparing male patients with traumatic leg amputations (LAs) with healthy controls and to determine the association between these psychiatric symptoms and phantom pain and prosthesis use characteristics.