Prediction of anxiety and depression in general surgery inpatients: A prospective cohort study of 200 consecutive patients


Basak F., Hasbahceci M., Guner S., Sisik A., Acar A., Yucel M., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SURGERY, vol.23, pp.18-22, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2015.09.040
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.18-22

Abstract

Introduction: Surgery is a major stress factor for patients, and is associated with significant anxiety or depression. The Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale is one of the most common instruments used for assessment of patients' psychological stress. Here, we aimed to identify predictors of anxiety and depression in surgical inpatients.