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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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
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 1 2008


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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine


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