Abstract: Objective: To examine factors predicting psychiatric morbidity, taking into account the full range of psychiatric disorders before and after burn injury.Method: A cohort of 107 patients consecutively admitted to a Swedish national burn center was examined for lifetime psychiatric morbidity, and 94 patients at one year postinjury. Sixty-seven individuals, some from that same cohort, were interviewed at 2 to 7years postinjury.

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