A Longitudinal Psychosomatic Study of Patients with Vertigo

  • M. Rigatelli
  • L. Casolari
  • G. Guidetti
  • A. Rinaldi
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Research work by consultation and/or liason psychiatrists has followed two main directions: a) that relating to the work carried out in determined hospital divisions (those in which professional staff burn-out is fairly high due to the presence of high risk, terminal or chronic pathology patients: intensive care units, oncology care wards, hemodialysis department and so on); b) that relating to research on specific diseases which for decades have been called “psychosomatic” (in other words “the holy seven”) and a few others.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Rigatelli
    • 1
  • L. Casolari
    • 1
  • G. Guidetti
    • 1
  • A. Rinaldi
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Neurology and Psychiatry, Institute of OtorhinolaryngologyModena School of MedicineModenaItaly

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