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Mobility behaviour and driving status of patients with mental disorders - an exploratory study.

Authors
  • Brunnauer, Alexander1, 2, 3
  • Buschert, Verena1
  • Segmiller, Felix2
  • Zwick, Sarah1, 4
  • Bufler, Johannes5
  • Schmauss, Max6
  • Messer, Thomas6, 7
  • Möller, Hans-Jürgen2
  • Frommberger, Ulrich8
  • Bartl, Helga1
  • Steinberg, Reinhard9
  • Laux, Gerd2, 3
  • 1 a kbo-Inn-Salzach-Klinikum, Psychiatric Hospital , Department of Neuropsychology , Wasserburg/Inn , Germany ; , (Germany)
  • 2 e Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the Ludwig-Maximilians University , Munich , Germany ; , (Germany)
  • 3 i Institute for Psychological Medicine (IPM) , Haag i. OB , Germany. , (Germany)
  • 4 f Vitos Klinik , Department of Forensic Psychiatry , Haina , Germany ; , (Germany)
  • 5 b kbo-Inn-Salzach-Klinikum, Psychiatric Hospital , Department of Neurology , Wasserburg/Inn , Germany ; , (Germany)
  • 6 c Bezirkskrankenhaus Augsburg, Psychiatric Hospital , Augsburg , Germany ; , (Germany)
  • 7 d Danuvius Klinik Pfaffenhofen, Psychiatric Hospital , Pfaffenhofen , Germany ; , (Germany)
  • 8 g Mediclin Klinik an der Lindenhöhe, Psychiatric Hospital , Offenburg , Germany ; , (Germany)
  • 9 h Pfalzklinikum Klingenmünster, Psychiatric Hospital , Klingenmünster , Germany ; , (Germany)
Type
Published Article
Journal
International journal of psychiatry in clinical practice
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2016
Volume
20
Issue
1
Pages
40–46
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3109/13651501.2015.1089293
PMID: 26442635
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

Mental disease has a negative impact on driving status and this is especially true for illnesses frequently being accompanied by distinct cognitive impairments. Factors predicting road mobility elucidate the strong relationship with psychosocial status indicating that recovery of driving competence should be an integral goal of treatment strategies.

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