Year: 1985 Source: Journal of Hand Surgery, v.10, no.3, (1985), p.281-282 SIEC No: 19860783

Psychiatric morbidity, common among the general population, is manifest in symptoms of depression, anxiety, irritability, sleep disorder & physical symptoms without organic cause. The author explores the extent to which mental & emotional distress precipitate premature death, in the form of accidents, terminal illnesses & suicide. (NBB)