Functional somatic symptoms and psychological states: an electronic diary study

Christopher Burton, David Weller, Michael Sharpe

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Abstract

To investigate the links between functional physical symptoms and psychological states in a sample of patients with persistent medically unexplained symptoms. Despite the epidemiological evidence for links between physical symptoms and mental processes, prior diary studies have shown inconsistent associations and generally been limited to single symptom and psychological variable pairs.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)77-83
Number of pages7
JournalPsychosomatic Medicine
Volume71
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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