Relation between depression and anxiety in dystonic patients: implications for clinical management.

  title={Relation between depression and anxiety in dystonic patients: implications for clinical management.},
  author={Ekaterina Moraru and Peter Schnider and Andreas Wimmer and Thomas A. Wenzel and P. Birner and Hemma Griengl and Eduard Auff},
  journal={Depression and anxiety},
  volume={16 3},
Past clinical research has identified depression as the most common psychiatric disorder associated with cervical dystonia (CD). The purpose of our study is to document different patterns of psychopathology, the frequency of psychiatric disorders, and possible correlation with the neurological disorder in patients with CD. Forty patients with CD were investigated to assess levels of psychopathology on two self-rated scales: the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) and Symptom Check List (SCL-90). To… CONTINUE READING


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