The relationship between anxiety, depression and illness perception in tberculosis patients in Pakistan

@inproceedings{Husain2008TheRB,
  title={The relationship between anxiety, depression and illness perception in tberculosis patients in Pakistan},
  author={Mohammed Omair Husain and Sam P Dearman and Imran Bashir Chaudhry and Nadeem Ahmed Rizvi and Waquas Waheed},
  booktitle={Clinical practice and epidemiology in mental health : CP & EMH},
  year={2008}
}
OBJECTIVE As the rates of TB world over have increased during the past 10 years, there has been a growing awareness of depression and its role in the outcome of chronic disorders. Though depression is common in patients with TB no study as yet has examined the prevalence of depression in this group in Pakistan. We aimed to determine the presence of depression, anxiety and illness perceptions in patients suffering from Tuberculosis (TB) in Pakistan. METHODS 108 consecutive outpatients with… CONTINUE READING

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