Effect of depressive symptoms on perceived disability in patients with chronic shoulder pain
Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, 05/25/2012Roh YH et al.
Degrees of depressive symptoms were found to be significantly associated with higher symptom scores and greater disability in patients with chronic shoulder pain. Although a large proportion of perceived disability remains unexplained, perceived disability in patients with chronic shoulder pain was found to be strongly influenced by depressive symptoms.
MDLinx connects healthcare professionals and patients to tomorrow's important medical news, while providing the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries with highly targeted interactive marketing, education, content, and medical research solutions.