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Handedness, symptom reporting, and accident susceptibility



Handedness, symptom reporting, and accident susceptibility



Journal of Clinical Psychology 50(3): 389-392



A cross-sectional design was used to examine the relationship among handedness, self-reported symptoms, and accident susceptibility in a nonclinical sample (N = 285). Left-handedness was not found to be associated with elevated symptom reporting (and, consequently, health problems) and accident susceptibility. Thus, the present findings do not support the hypothesis that left-handedness is accompanied by reduced physical fitness or accident proneness.

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Accession: 046211242

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PMID: 8071444

DOI: 10.1002/1097-4679(199405)50:3<389::aid-jclp2270500310>3.0.co;2-f


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