Prevalence of psychopathology in carpal tunnel syndrome patients

This study assessed the prevalence rates of psychopathology in acute carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and acute low back pain (LBP) patients. Psychopathology was assessed with the Structured Clinical Interview for the DSM-III-R (SCID). The results showed that the CTS patients had significantly higher rates of anxiety disorders, both current and lifetime, than… CONTINUE READING