Psychological distress as a crucial determinant for quality of life in patients with noncardiac chest pain in Central China

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Increased psychiatric comorbidity, predominantly anxiety and depressive symptoms, and lower quality of life (QoL) are associated with noncardiac chest pain (NCCP). We aimed to investigate the roles of anxiety and depression in the impaired QoL of NCCP patients in Central China.In this hospital-based cross-sectional study, 200 consecutive patients who… (More)

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@inproceedings{Zhang2016PsychologicalDA, title={Psychological distress as a crucial determinant for quality of life in patients with noncardiac chest pain in Central China}, author={Lei Zhang and Lei Tu and Jie Chen and Tao Bai and Jun Song and Xuelian Xiang and Ruiyun Wang and Xiaohua Hou}, booktitle={Medicine}, year={2016} }