The late whiplash syndrome: a study of an illness in Australia and Singapore.

@article{Balla1982TheLW,
  title={The late whiplash syndrome: a study of an illness in Australia and Singapore.},
  author={John I. Balla},
  journal={Culture, medicine and psychiatry},
  year={1982},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={191-210}
}
A condition commonly seen after motor vehicle accidents, the Late Whiplash Syndrome, which is defined as a collection of symptoms and disabilities seen more than six months after a neck injury occurring in a motor vehicle accident, is examined in a series of 300 cases. The author suggests that the development of the Late Whiplash Syndrome, some of whose characteristics are viewed as illness and some as illness behavior, depends on social variables. The differential distribution in Western… CONTINUE READING

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