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Treatment of Social Phobia by Endoscopic Thoracic

@inproceedings{Telaranta2011TreatmentOS,
  title={Treatment of Social Phobia by Endoscopic Thoracic},
  author={T. Telaranta},
  year={2011}
}
Objective: To analyse the severity of various symptoms and the developmental life history in social phobia. To estimate the value of ETS in the treatment of chronic social phobia. Design: Prospective study. Setting: Clinic for Psychoneurology and Surgery in Tampere, Finland. Subjects: Consecutive series of patients (n =51). Interventions: Endoscopic thoracic sympathicotomy. Main outcome measures: Qualitative ideographic inquiry. Questionnaire of the symptom severity using visual analogue scale… Expand
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