An Investigation into the Reliability of the Funkenstein Test

Munro, David E (1958) An Investigation into the Reliability of the Funkenstein Test. PhD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

1. Reasons are given for investigating the reliability of the Funkenstein Test. 2. There is a brief review of the literature relating to the Funkenstein Test. Attention is drawn to the importance of elucidating the problem of the relationship between mental illness and neuro-endocrine and autonomic imbalance. 3. The available literature on the reliability of the Funkenstein Test is considered and it is shown that much of the work suffers from serious defects. 4. An account of the design of the present investigation is given. The method of selecting the patients; performing the Funkenstein Test and assessing its reliability is described. 5. The data is recorded in the Appendices and the findings are analysed. 6. Some of the problems relating to the Funkenstein Test are discussed and it is indicated that further investigation is required. 7. The conclusions to be drawn from this investigation are given.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Keywords: Medicine, Physiology
Date of Award: 1958
Depositing User: Enlighten Team
Unique ID: glathesis:1958-79275
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 05 Mar 2020 11:08
Last Modified: 05 Mar 2020 11:08
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/79275

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