Pain and Depression: A Systematic Review

  title={Pain and Depression: A Systematic Review},
  author={Waguih William Ishak and Raymond Y Wen and Lancer Naghdechi and Brigitte C Vanle and Jonathan Dang and Michelle Knosp and Julieta Dascal and Lobsang Marcia and Yasmine Gohar and Lidia Eskander and Justin Yadegar and Sophia Hanna and Antonious Sadek and Leslie Aguilar-Hernandez and Itai Danovitch and Charles Louy},
  journal={Harvard Review of Psychiatry},
Background Pain comorbid with depression is frequently encountered in clinical settings and often leads to significant impaired functioning. Given the complexity of comorbidities, it is important to address both pain and depressive symptoms when evaluating treatment options. Aim To review studies addressing pain comorbid with depression, and to report the impact of current treatments. Method A systematic search of the literature databases was conducted according to predefined criteria. Two… 

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