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Housebound Housewives—A Follow-Up Study of a Phobic Anxiety State

  • A. H. Roberts (a1)

This study was undertaken to learn more about a group of patients, married women, who had become housebound by their phobic anxiety symptoms. It was felt that it would be of some value to discover to what extent they formed a homogeneous group, what the outcome of their illness was in general terms, and specifically what proportion remained housebound and what data there had been available on admission to hospital that might in retrospect be seen to have had prognostic significance.

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Housebound Housewives—A Follow-Up Study of a Phobic Anxiety State

  • A. H. Roberts (a1)
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