The Psychiatric Quarterly

, Volume 30, Issue 1–4, pp 114–122 | Cite as

Psychotherapy of phantom limb pain in two patients

  • A. M. Blood


Two cases of acute phantom limb pain in which benefit was obtained by brief psychotherapy have been reported. Attention is called to the fact that such patients have much anxiety about the method of disposal of the amputated part and much grief over the loss of the limb.


Phantom Limb Phantom Limb Pain Phantom Pain Lumbar Sympathectomy Peripheral Origin 
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© The Psychiatric Quarterly 1956

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. M. Blood
    • 1
  1. 1.Ochsner ClinicNew Orleans

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