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Is there any difference in acromegaly and other chronic disease in quality of life and psychiatric morbidity?

CONCLUSIONS: The psychiatric morbidity, mainly anxiety and insomnia, occurs in 50% of patients with acromegaly. However, the psychological wellbeing and mood seem to be related to other factor such as the acceptance of the illness. Thus, concerning the diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of acromegaly, an interdisciplinary approach, taking into account psychological and psychiatric consultation, is needed. PMID: 28879648 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Endokrynologia Polska - Category: Endocrinology Authors: Tags: Endokrynol Pol Source Type: research

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