Psychotherapy intervention to reduce depressive symptoms in patients with diabetic foot syndrome.

@article{Simson2008PsychotherapyIT,
  title={Psychotherapy intervention to reduce depressive symptoms in patients with diabetic foot syndrome.},
  author={Udo Simson and Ute Nawarotzky and Gerd Friese and Werner Porck and Yolanda Schottenfeld-Naor and Sebastian Hahn and Werner Alfred Scherbaum and Johannes Kruse},
  journal={Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association},
  year={2008},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={206-12}
}
AIMS Compared to the population as a whole, patients with diabetes mellitus suffer a significantly higher rate of depressive symptoms, especially when they develop complications. Psychotherapy treatments in diabetes mellitus can lead to improvements in both depressive symptoms and glycaemic control. The objective of this study was to investigate whether depressive symptoms can be reduced by psychotherapy treatment delivered as a joint interdisciplinary service to in-patients with diabetic foot… CONTINUE READING

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