A Study of Psychological Correlates after Amputation.

@article{Srivastava2010ASO,
  title={A Study of Psychological Correlates after Amputation.},
  author={Kalpana Srivastava and Daniel Saldanha and Suprakash Chaudhury and V S S R Ryali and Sarita Goyal and Dwaipayan Bhattacharyya and D R Basannar},
  journal={Medical journal, Armed Forces India},
  year={2010},
  volume={66 4},
  pages={367-73}
}
BACKGROUND Amputation of a limb affects almost all aspects of an individual's life. Psychological aspects are important factors for adjustment with the disability. METHODS The present study was carried out on 50 consecutive male patients admitted to the Artificial Limb Centre. Base line and post therapy psychological assessment was carried out on Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS). Trauma Symptom Inventory (TSI) was administered along with Millon Index of personality styles (MIPS… CONTINUE READING

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