E Rafalowicz

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Physical complaints are recognised accompaniments of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). This study investigates the reporting of physical complaints in a treatment-naive sample of fire-fighters with and without PTSD. Statistically higher rates of cardiovascular, respiratory, musculoskeletal and neurological symptoms were reported in the PTSD group.(More)
The drugs prescribed to 241 general hospital psychiatric unit inpatients were surveyed at the time of admission and discharge. Sixty-three per cent of patients were prescribed psychotropic drugs on admission, compared to 68% on discharge. There was a significant reduction in patients prescribed minor tranquillisers from 23% to 8%, and an increase in those(More)
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