Anxiety and depression among US adults with arthritis: Prevalence and correlates

  title={Anxiety and depression among US adults with arthritis: Prevalence and correlates},
  author={Louise B. Murphy and Jeff Sacks and Teresa J. Brady and Jennifer Hootman and Daniel P. Chapman},
  journal={Arthritis Care \& Research},
There has been limited characterization of the burden of anxiety and depression, especially the former, among US adults with arthritis in the general population. The study objective was to estimate the prevalence and correlates of anxiety and depression among US adults with doctor‐diagnosed arthritis. 
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