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Anxiety and depression 

Anxiety and depression

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Anxiety and depression
Author(s):

Lydia Chwastiak

and Wayne J. Katon

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199204854.003.260505
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date: 28 June 2017

Depression is common, with point prevalence in Western industrialized nations about 3% for men and 7% for women, and lifetime risk is about 10% for men and 20% for women. Depression is the leading cause of years lived with disability. Physicians fail to make an accurate diagnosis in at least half of those with depressive or anxiety disorders....

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