Co-morbid anxiety and depression among pulmonary tuberculosis patients.

@article{Aamir2010ComorbidAA,
  title={Co-morbid anxiety and depression among pulmonary tuberculosis patients.},
  author={Siddiqua Aamir and Aisha},
  journal={Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP},
  year={2010},
  volume={20 10},
  pages={703-4}
}
The need to recognize and manage psychiatric co-morbidity in tuberculosis (TB) patients in primary care settings in order to improve adherence to the treatment is now well documented. Pulmonary TB patients at the District TB Control Office and TB Centre in Haripur from December 2007 to March 2008 were evalute in order to assess the frequency of anxiety and depression and continuation of treatment. Forty seven out of 65 (72%) TB patients had severe/moderate level of anxiety and depression… CONTINUE READING
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