Susan J. Cope

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Half of a random sample of 39 non-psychotic patients using Camberwell psychiatric services continuously for more than 3 years were diagnosed “personality disorder” by their psychiatrist. The process of this labelling, its social correlates and the clinical implications were examined using casenote data and measurements of psychiatric morbidity and social(More)
The aetiological model proposed by Brown and Harris was examined in a sample of 110 working class women with children in Oxford. Using the same methodology as Brown and Harris, the role of provoking agents in the onset of affective disorder was found to be very similar to that which they originally described. Lack of an intimate relationship with a husband(More)
Sir: Metachromatic leukodystrophy (MLD) is an inherited autosomal recessive disorder of myelin metabolism, characterised by the accumulation of galactosyl sulfatide in the central and peripheral nervous system due to deficiency of arylsulfatase A activity.' Four varieties are described: congenital, infantile, juvenile and adult. In the adult form a(More)
Recent psychiatric epidemiological studies using standardized interviews in the community have yielded high rates of non-psychotic disorders. The implications for service provision in terms of treatment and planning remain unclear. No methodology exists to link the individual needs for care and services to problems associated with disorders. The Needs for(More)
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