Depression, anxiety and disease-related distress in couples affected by advanced lung cancer.

@article{Haun2014DepressionAA,
  title={Depression, anxiety and disease-related distress in couples affected by advanced lung cancer.},
  author={Markus W Haun and Halina Sklenarova and Matthias Villalobos and Michael Thomas and Anette Brechtel and Bernd Loewe and Wolfgang Herzog and Mechthild Hartmann},
  journal={Lung cancer},
  year={2014},
  volume={86 2},
  pages={
          274-80
        }
}
OBJECTIVES Lung cancer patients and their partners are prone to high levels of depression and anxiety or severe distress related to the poor prognosis of the illness. However, there remain doubts regarding the extent to which this distress exceeds levels in the general population. This study explored levels of depression and generalized anxiety for comparison with matched data of a representative sample from the general population. Additionally, covariance of distress between the two partners… CONTINUE READING
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