Chronic subjective dizziness: Analysis of underlying personality factors.

  title={Chronic subjective dizziness: Analysis of underlying personality factors.},
  author={Giuseppe Chiarella and Claudio Petrolo and R. Riccelli and Laura Giofr{\`e} and Giuseppe Olivadese and F M Gioacchini and Alfonso Scarpa and Ettore Cassandro and Luca Passamonti},
  journal={Journal of vestibular research : equilibrium & orientation},
  volume={26 4},
BACKGROUND Chronic subjective dizziness (CSD) is characterized by persistent dizziness, unsteadiness, and hypersensitivity to one's own motion or exposure to complex visual stimuli. CSD may be triggered, in predisposed individuals with specific personality traits, by acute vestibular diseases. CSD is also thought to arise from failure to re-establish normal balance strategies after resolution of acute vestibular events which may be modulated by diathesis to develop anxiety and depression… CONTINUE READING
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