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Asthmatics at risk of psychological distress and mental health problems

Recent research has linked asthma to increased incidence of psychological distress (6%) and feelings of lack of control. Asthmatics are also 5.4% more likely to experience anxiety and depression.

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About: Asthmatics at risk of psychological distress and mental health problems

Date: 12 November 2004

Source: Medical News Today

URL: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/medicalnews.php?newsid=16277

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