Psychosocial factors and admission for poor glycaemic control: a study of psychological and social factors in poorly controlled insulin dependent diabetic patients.

@article{Wrigley1991PsychosocialFA,
  title={Psychosocial factors and admission for poor glycaemic control: a study of psychological and social factors in poorly controlled insulin dependent diabetic patients.},
  author={Mike Wrigley and Richard A Mayou},
  journal={Journal of psychosomatic research},
  year={1991},
  volume={35 2-3},
  pages={335-43}
}
Psychological and social factors were investigated in 89 poorly controlled insulin-dependent diabetic admissions matched with out-patient controls. Those admitted were found to suffer greater current and past psychiatric morbidity, to report more social problems and chronic difficulties and to experience more life events in the six months before interview. The occurrence of significantly more independent events and chronic difficulties among admissions suggests that social stress can lead to… CONTINUE READING

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