A Brief Overview of Psychosocial Research on Hemodialysis Patients

  • Franz Reichsman


As the title of this chapter states, it will center on the psychosocial aspects of maintenance hemodialysis research. My introduction will be limited to giving my views, or overviews, of the growth of research, of the difficulties encountered in these studies, and of the various objectives or directions these investigations have taken.


Body Image Polycystic Kidney Disease Psychosocial Aspect Maintenance Hemodialysis Transplant Surgeon 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Franz Reichsman
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  1. 1.Downstate Medical CenterState University of New YorkBrooklynUSA

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