High frequency of unrecognized mental disorders in HCV-infected patients

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dc.contributor.author Batista-Neves, Susana Carolina
dc.contributor.author Quarantini, Lucas C. [UNIFESP]
dc.contributor.author Almeida, Amanda Galvao de
dc.contributor.author Bressan, Rodrigo A. [UNIFESP]
dc.contributor.author Lacerda, Acioly Luiz [UNIFESP]
dc.contributor.author de-Oliveira, Irismar R.
dc.contributor.author Parana, Raymundo
dc.contributor.author Miranda-Scippa, Angela
dc.date.accessioned 2016-01-24T13:49:23Z
dc.date.available 2016-01-24T13:49:23Z
dc.date.issued 2008-01-01
dc.identifier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2007.08.014
dc.identifier.citation General Hospital Psychiatry. New York: Elsevier B.V., v. 30, n. 1, p. 80-82, 2008.
dc.identifier.issn 0163-8343
dc.identifier.uri http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/30282
dc.description.abstract Objective: This study indexed the frequency of psychiatric disorders among hepatitis C virus (HCV)-infected patients.Method: HCV-infected patients treated at a university hospital in the northeastern region of Brazil were evaluated in a cross-sectional study using the Mini International Neuropsychiatric Interview.Results: Ninety HCV-infected outpatients were included in the study and 44 (49%) had at least one psychiatric diagnosis. Among the 26 patients (59.1%) with a current psychiatric morbidity, 22 (84.6%) had gone undiagnosed.Conclusions: HCV-infected patients have a high frequency of unrecognized psychiatric comorbidity. (c) 2008 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. en
dc.format.extent 80-82
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Elsevier B.V.
dc.relation.ispartof General Hospital Psychiatry
dc.rights Acesso restrito
dc.subject hepatitis C en
dc.subject psychiatric disorders en
dc.subject mental disorders en
dc.subject comorbidity en
dc.subject underdiagnosis en
dc.title High frequency of unrecognized mental disorders in HCV-infected patients en
dc.type Artigo
dc.rights.license http://www.elsevier.com/about/open-access/open-access-policies/article-posting-policy
dc.contributor.institution Universidade Federal da Bahia (UFBA)
dc.contributor.institution Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
dc.description.affiliation Univ Fed Bahia, Univ Hosp, Fac Med, BR-41170290 Salvador, BA, Brazil
dc.description.affiliation Universidade Federal de São Paulo, LiNC, São Paulo, Brazil
dc.description.affiliationUnifesp Universidade Federal de São Paulo, LiNC, São Paulo, Brazil
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2007.08.014
dc.description.source Web of Science
dc.identifier.wos WOS:000252306800014


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