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Prevalence of psychosomatic symptoms in children.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1891586     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Somatic symptoms reflecting psychic components were recorded in connection with the Finnish National Epidemiological Study of Psychiatric Disorders. In the present work, according to the parents' concerns, frequent headache was found in 2.8%, recurrent abdominal pain in 2.4%, asthma in 0.7%, enuresis in 1.5% and soiling in 0.3% of the children. Children complaining frequently of different pains were reported in 1.0% by the teachers. Distribution by sex, population density areas and family structure are also given.
Authors:
S L Linna; I Moilanen; H Keistinen; M L Ernvall; M M Karppinen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Psychotherapy and psychosomatics     Volume:  56     ISSN:  0033-3190     ISO Abbreviation:  Psychother Psychosom     Publication Date:  1991  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-10-17     Completed Date:  1991-10-17     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0024046     Medline TA:  Psychother Psychosom     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  85-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, University of Oulu, Finland.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abdominal Pain
Adaptation, Psychological
Child
Encopresis
Enuresis
Female
Finland
Headache
Humans
Male
Parents
Prevalence
Psychophysiologic Disorders / diagnosis*
Questionnaires
Teaching

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