Screening for depression disorders in patients with chronic somatic illness.

@article{Filipi2007ScreeningFD,
  title={Screening for depression disorders in patients with chronic somatic illness.},
  author={Igor Filip{\vc}i{\'c} and Sanja Popovi{\'c}-Grle and Darko Mar{\vc}inko and Silvio Ba{\vs}i{\'c} and Ljubomir Hotujac and Fadila Pavici{\'c} and Sanja Hajnaek and Izet Aganovi{\'c}},
  journal={Collegium antropologicum},
  year={2007},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={139-43}
}
Depression is one of the most common complications in patients with chronic somatic illnesses. Comorbidity of depression with physical illness often remains unrecognized and untreated, additionally aggravating the somatic illness itself, its treatment and prognosis. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of depression in chronic somatic patients suffering from diabetes, epilepsy, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and hypothyroidism. Patients, who were… CONTINUE READING
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