WITHDRAWAL PSYCHOSIS: A STUDY OF 30 CONSECUTIVE CASES

@article{Fruensgaard1976WITHDRAWALPA,
  title={WITHDRAWAL PSYCHOSIS: A STUDY OF 30 CONSECUTIVE CASES},
  author={K. Fruensgaard},
  journal={Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  year={1976},
  volume={53}
}
A study was carried out of 30 consecutive patients with withdrawal psychosis who in the period 1972 to 1975 were admitted to a psychiatric department or were attended by the department while hospitalized in a somatic department. There was a clear majority of women among cases of psychosis following drug withdrawal (15 as against four) and a clear majority of men among cases of psychosis following alcohol withdrawal (nine as against two). Competing pathogenetic factors could be considered… Expand
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