Prevalence of major psychiatric illness in young adults who were burned as children.

@article{Meyer2007PrevalenceOM,
  title={Prevalence of major psychiatric illness in young adults who were burned as children.},
  author={Walter J. Meyer and Patricia E Blakeney and C. R. Thomas and William B Russell and Rhonda S Robert and Charles E. Holzer},
  journal={Psychosomatic medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={69 4},
  pages={377-82}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of major psychiatric illness in a group of young adults who suffered significant burn injury as children. METHOD A total of 101 persons (58 males, 43 females), aged 21 +/- 2.6 years, 14.0 +/- 5.4 years postburn of 54% +/- 20% total body surface area, were assessed for serious past and present mental illness by using a Structured Clinical Interview (SCID) for Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th Edition (DSM-IV) Axis I diagnoses… CONTINUE READING

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