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Studies show that pain sufferers are also very prone to depression

Recent studies indicate that people suffering pain are also very likely to be suffering from depression as well. In fact, it is believed that if all people suffering pain were tested for depression then 60% of undiagnosed depression cases would be uncovered. Also, treating pain can help alleviate depression and vice versa.

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About: Studies show that pain sufferers are also very prone to depression

Date: 4 October 2004

Source: Newsweek International

Author: James Bakalar


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