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Overseeing Anxiety and Depression in Patients With Physical IllnessDepression and Anxiety in Physical Illness

Abebaw M. Yohannes, PhD, FCCP; Kim L. Lavoie, PhD
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From the Department of Health Professions (Dr Yohannes), Research Institute for Health and Social Care, Manchester Metropolitan University; Montreal Behavioural Medicine Centre and Chronic Disease Axis, Research Centre (Dr Lavoie), Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur de Montréal; Department of Psychology (Dr Lavoie), Université du Québec à Montréal; and Research Centre (Dr Lavoie), Montréal Heart Institute.

Correspondence to: Abebaw M. Yohannes, PhD, FCCP, Department of Health Professions, Research Institute for Health and Social Care, Manchester Metropolitan University, Elizabeth Gaskell Campus, Hathersage Rd, M13 0JA, Manchester, England; e-mail: A.yohannes@mmu.ac.uk


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Chest. 2013;144(3):726-728. doi:10.1378/chest.13-0511
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Depression and anxiety are common in older people with chronic diseases. They are often associated with increased disability and health-care utilization and with poor health status.1-3 Comorbid untreated anxiety and/or depression tend to persist, have relapsing courses, and are associated with increased vulnerability to social isolation, low self-esteem and confidence, nonadherence to medical treatment, and increased mortality.1,3-6

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