Psychopathology and personality features in orthopedic patients with boxer's fractures.

@article{Mercan2005PsychopathologyAP,
  title={Psychopathology and personality features in orthopedic patients with boxer's fractures.},
  author={Sibel Mercan and Metin Uzun and Ayg{\"u}n Ertuğrul and Irfan Ozturk and Başaran Demir and Tevfik Sulun},
  journal={General hospital psychiatry},
  year={2005},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={13-7}
}
A boxer's fracture (BF) is the most common type of metacarpal fracture and is usually an intentional injury. This study aims to investigate the severity of depressive and anxiety symptoms and evaluate the personality features of patients with BF in comparison with patients with fractures other than boxer's fractures [other fractures (OFs)] and a group of healthy controls (C). The study group was comprised of 14 patients who were diagnosed to have BF, 13 patients who were assessed due to OF and… CONTINUE READING