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Journal:   TEHRAN UNIVERSITY MEDICAL JOURNAL (TUMJ)   2003 , Volume 61 , Number 3; Page(s) 171 To 178.
 
Paper: 

THE COMORBIDITY OF DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY IN A SAMPLE OF IRANIAN PATIENTS

 
 
Author(s):  KAVIANI H.*, GHASEMZADEH H.A.
 
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Abstract: 

Background: This study was carried out to examine the comorbidity of depression and anxiety disorders.
Materials and Methods: 261 depressed (n=153) and anxious (n=108) patients were psychiatrically interviewed, and then tested by two scales, BAI and BD1; 261 healthy subjects (matched with depressed and anxious patients) completed BAT and BD1 as well.
Results: The results showed that %55.6 of depressed and %58.3 of anxious patients had respectively a comorbid anxiety and depression disorders.
Conclusion: The detection of symptoms overlap revealed that depressed patients experienced most of the anxiety symptoms, and anxious patients reported most of the depression symptoms. The prevalence of depression and anxiety symptoms among healthy subjects will be discussed.

 
Keyword(s): COMORBIDITY, ABXIETY, DEPRESSION, SYMPTOM OVERLAP
 
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