Prevalence and impact of depression in cystic fibrosis

Alexandra L. Quittner, David H. Barker, Carolyn Snell, Mary E. Grimley, Kristen Marciel, Ivette Cruz

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Abstract

Depression is a significant risk factor for the effective management of CF. Screening and treatment of depression in CF centers is recommended and holds promise for improving social, emotional, and physical health outcomes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)582-588
Number of pages7
JournalCurrent Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine
Volume14
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2008

Keywords

  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Depression
  • Health-related quality of life
  • Psychological intervention

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

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    Quittner, A. L., Barker, D. H., Snell, C., Grimley, M. E., Marciel, K., & Cruz, I. (2008). Prevalence and impact of depression in cystic fibrosis. Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine, 14(6), 582-588. https://doi.org/10.1097/MCP.0b013e3283121cf1