The effect of comorbid anxiety and depressive disorders on health care utilization and costs among adolescents with asthma.

@article{Richardson2008TheEO,
  title={The effect of comorbid anxiety and depressive disorders on health care utilization and costs among adolescents with asthma.},
  author={Laura P Richardson and Joan E Russo and Paula Lozano and Elizabeth A McCauley and Wayne J. Katon},
  journal={General hospital psychiatry},
  year={2008},
  volume={30 5},
  pages={398-406}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess whether youth with asthma and comorbid anxiety and depressive disorders have higher health care utilization and costs than youth with asthma alone. METHODS A telephone survey was conducted among 767 adolescents (aged 11 to 17 years) with asthma. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual-4th Version (DSM-IV) anxiety and depressive disorders… CONTINUE READING