Depressive symptoms in pulmonary arterial hypertension: prevalence and association with functional status.

@article{McCollister2010DepressiveSI,
  title={Depressive symptoms in pulmonary arterial hypertension: prevalence and association with functional status.},
  author={Deborah H. McCollister and Michelle A. Beutz and Vallerie V Mclaughlin and John Rumsfeld and Frederick A. Masoudi and Mark Tripputi and Thomas Yaeger and Philippe Weintraub and David B. Badesch},
  journal={Psychosomatics},
  year={2010},
  volume={51 4},
  pages={339-339.e8}
}
BACKGROUND In patients with left-heart disease, depressive symptoms have a significant impact on functional status and quality of life. The prevalence of depressive symptoms, and their impact on patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is understudied. OBJECTIVE The authors investigated the prevalence of depressive symptoms in PAH and their correlation with physical functioning. METHOD Consecutive outpatients with PAH (idiopathic; or associated with scleroderma, congenital heart… CONTINUE READING
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