The psychological aspects of artificial nutritional support.


Journal Article

Patients receiving artificial nutritional support are subject to ongoing psychological stress. They are often physically ill, are required to follow a rigid dietary regime and, by necessity, are involved in an ongoing relationship with members of the treating team. This paper presents examples of the clinical problems and discusses the role of the psychiatrist as a member of the multidisciplinary team.

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Cited Authors

  • Gilchrist, PN; Phillips, PJ; Odgers, CL; Hoogendorp, J

Published Date

  • March 1, 1985

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 19 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 54 - 59

PubMed ID

  • 3924013

Pubmed Central ID

  • 3924013

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1440-1614

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0004-8674

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3109/00048678509158814


  • eng