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Dissociative disorders among psychiatric patients

Comparison with a nonclinical sample

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  16 April 2020

Tapio Lipsanen
Affiliation:
Mental Health Clinic of Harjavalta, Harjavalta, Finland
Jyrki Korkeila*
Affiliation:
Department of Psychiatry, University of Turku Central hospital, Kunnallissairaalantie 20, Turku20700, Finland
Päivi Peltola
Affiliation:
Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Turku, Finland
Johanna Järvinen
Affiliation:
Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Turku, Finland
Katja Langen
Affiliation:
Department of Psychiatry, Turku University Central Hospital, Finland
Hannu Lauerma
Affiliation:
Mental Hospital for Prisoners, Turku, Finland
*
*Corresponding author. Bryggmaninkatu 1 C 5, 20740 Turku, Finland. E-mail address:jyrki.korkeila@postikaista.net (J. Korkeila).
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Abstract

The aim was to determine the rate of dissociative disorders among psychiatric in- (n = 34) and out-patients (n = 37) and to compare the rate to that of nonclinical subjects (n = 297). Dissociative disorders (17% of patients) could be grouped according to the severity of the symptoms and their relation to affective disorders.

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Copyright © 2003 European Psychiatric Association

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