Depression in cerebral glioma patients: a systematic review of observational studies.

@article{Rooney2011DepressionIC,
  title={Depression in cerebral glioma patients: a systematic review of observational studies.},
  author={Alasdair Grant Rooney and A. Scott Carson and Robin Grant},
  journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute},
  year={2011},
  volume={103 1},
  pages={61-76}
}
BACKGROUND Depression is a common and important complication of primary cerebral glioma. However, observational studies of this relationship have not been systematically reviewed. METHODS We searched MEDLINE, EMBASE, and PsycINFO for all English-language cross-sectional, case-control, and cohort studies of depression in adults with primary glioma published between January 1, 1980, and September 16, 2009. We identified 42 eligible studies that recruited 4089 individual glioma patients. We… CONTINUE READING

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