Grace Matheson

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Just as the amputation of the breast is traumatic, the reconstruction of the breast has its own psychological effects and problems. In this article we review over 100 women who had undergone rectus abdominis musculocutaneous flap reconstruction. We address the psychological issues motivating the patient for surgery and the psychological problems to be(More)
This study investigated the validity of a 16-item scale inquiring about hypnotic experience, drawn from the Hypnotic Experience Questionnaire developed by Kelly (1985) to measure components of hypnotic experience. We administered the HEQ-S and the Harvard Group Scale of Hypnotic Susceptibility: Form A (HGSHS:A) to 198 students. Factor analysis of the scale(More)
Stigma is known to have deleterious effects on individuals with psychiatric disorders as well as their family members. In this study, we examined stigma with regard to career concerns among active duty members of the Air Force with children who have psychiatric disorders. Albeit a weak relationship, a bivariate correlation confirmed a significant(More)
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