Anxiety and Depression in Eosinophilic Esophagitis: A Scoping Review and Recommendations for Future Research

Source: Journal of Asthma and Allergy - Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Journal of Asthma and Allergy Source Type: research

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Atopic dermatitis (AD) impacts up to 20% of children worldwide (1;2). Children with AD experience physical discomfort, poorer quality of life (3-5), increased behavior problems (6;7), higher frequency of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) (8-11) and higher healthcare utilization (12). Parents of children with AD report decreased quality of life (13-16), negative impact on the family (14;17), increased depression and anxiety (16), and increased work absenteeism (18;19).
Source: Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Source Type: research
Purpose of review Asthma is a heterogeneous disease, usually characterized by chronic airway inflammation with a history of respiratory symptoms that vary over time and in intensity, together with variable expiratory airflow limitation. The goal of asthma treatment is to reach symptoms control, reduction in future risk and improvement in quality of life (QoL). Guideline-based pharmacologic therapies and the effect of inhaled steroids and bronchodilators have been widely studied over the past decades. We provide an overview of the available evidence on pulmonary rehabilitation as a nonpharmacologic therapy in asthmatic pa...
Source: Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: MECHANISMS OF ALLERGY AND ADULT ASTHMA: Edited by J. Andrew Grant and Enrico Heffler Source Type: research
ConclusionsOne in four U.S. children with epilepsy has depression and/or anxiety. Therefore, physicians should consider the various factors that are related to depression and anxiety in children with epilepsy so that at-risk children can be screened and managed appropriately.
Source: Epilepsy and Behavior - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: One in four U.S. children with epilepsy has depression and/or anxiety. Therefore, physicians should consider the various factors that are related to depression and anxiety in children with epilepsy so that at-risk children can be screened and managed appropriately. PMID: 31870808 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Epilepsy and Behaviour - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Epilepsy Behav Source Type: research
Epidemiological studies demonstrate an association between asthma and mental health disorders, although little is known about the shared genetics and causality of this association. Thus, we aimed to investigate shared genetics and the causal link between asthma and mental health disorders. We conducted a large-scale genome-wide cross-trait association study to investigate genetic overlap between asthma from the UK Biobank and eight mental health disorders from the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium: attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), anxiety disorder (ANX), autism spectrum disorder, bipolar disorder, eating diso...
Source: European Respiratory Journal - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Asthma and allergy Original Articles: Asthma Source Type: research
Background: There is little information on the state of asthma, particularly severe asthma, in China.Objectives: To determine the characteristics of severe asthma patients in China and their stability.Methods: We recruited adults with severe asthma (n=349 non-smokers, NSA, &n=114 smokers and ex-smokers, SSA), mild/moderate asthma (MMA; n=97) and healthy controls (HS, n=100) from 33 university hospitals in 15 provinces. Severe asthma was defined by 2014 ERS/ATS guidelines.Results: NSA was mostly female (70%) but SSA exclusively (96.5%), with both groups having most obese subjects (BMI>28) (NSA: 14.6% and SSA: 17.5% v...
Source: European Respiratory Journal - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Allergy and immunology Source Type: research
This study’s goal is to compare major aspects of these two phenotypes.Methods: A retrospective study of adult patients with asthma diagnosis observed in our Asthma clinic between 2012 and 2016. Patients were divided into EOA (onset 18 years old) groups and their data was statistically analysed.Results: 606 patients were included, 351 had EOA and 233 LOA. In the EOA group, 71.2% were women (N=250), 47.3% (N=116) had smoking history and 27.1% (N=95) were obese. Rhinitis was found in 298 patients (84.9%), gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in 71 (20.2%), anxiety or depression in 30 (8.5%), cardiac disease in 29 (8.2...
Source: European Respiratory Journal - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Allergy and immunology Source Type: research
Conclusions: Among the analysed groups, patients with asthma reached highest BDI score and trait and state anxiety levels. An interesting phenomenon observed in this study, which need further examination, are higher BDI scores in healthy individuals than in CU and HVA groups.This study was financially supported by a grant from Medical University of Lodz (no.564/1-000-00/564-20-026)
Source: European Respiratory Journal - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Allergy and immunology Source Type: research
Conclusion: Inhaler competency and adherence, breathing technique, fitness, and psychological problems are common in children with poor asthma control. Addressing these fundamental issues using an MDT specialist clinic can usually negate the need to step up medical treatment, even in children with severe asthma.
Source: European Respiratory Journal - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Nurses Source Type: research
Atopic dermatitis (AD) may impact health related quality of life (HRQOL) from a combination of signs, symptoms and comorbid anxiety, depression, and other atopic disease1, 2. Quality adjusted life years (QALYs) is a measure of health status and used in cost-effectiveness research. QALYs are estimated using health utility weights, where zero is the worst possible state of health and one is equivalent to perfect health. However, few studies examined the impact of AD on health utility scores.
Source: Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Tags: Letters Source Type: research
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