The relationship between prosthesis use, phantom pain and psychiatric symptoms in male traumatic limb amputees.

OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to identify psychiatric symptoms by comparing male patients with traumatic leg amputations (LAs) with healthy controls and to determine the association between these psychiatric symptoms and phantom pain and prosthesis use characteristics. METHODS One hundred four volunteers, 51 LA patients (group 1) and 53 healthy… (More)