Psychiatric morbidity in patients with peripheral vestibular disorder: a clinical and neuro-otological study.

@article{Eagger1992PsychiatricMI,
  title={Psychiatric morbidity in patients with peripheral vestibular disorder: a clinical and neuro-otological study.},
  author={Sarah A. Eagger and Linda M. Luxon and Rosalyn A. Davies and Albert Coelho and Maria A. Ron},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={1992},
  volume={55 5},
  pages={383-7}
}
This study reports the psychiatric morbidity in 54 patients with objective evidence of peripheral vestibular disorder seen three to five years after their original referral. A third of the patients were free from vestibular symptoms at follow up and a further third had experienced some improvement. Two thirds of the patients had experienced psychiatric symptoms during this period, although only 50% were rated above the cut off point for significant psychiatric disturbance when interviewed… CONTINUE READING

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