Current depression as a potential barrier to health care utilization in adult cancer survivors
作者: Vinay K. CheruvuS.Cristina Oancea
作者单位: 1Department of Biostatistics, Environmental Health Sciences, and Epidemiology, College of Public Health, Kent State University, Hilltop Drive, 320 Lowry Hall Kent, OH, 44242, United States
2Master of Public Health Program, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, United States
刊名: Cancer Epidemiology, 2016, Vol.44 , pp.132-137
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.canep.2016.08.012
关键词: Adult cancer survivorsDepressionHealth care utilizationHealth care accessMental health
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)Background(#br)Depression in cancer survivors is a major concern and is associated with poor health related quality of life (HRQOL). Delaying or forgoing care due to depression may further augment poor HRQOL. Although several studies have documented depression as a barrier to health care utilization in non-cancer populations, the impact of current depression on health care utilization among adult cancer survivors (ACS) has not been fully elucidated. The objective of this study was to examine the association between current depression and health care utlization among ACS.(#br)Methods(#br)Data from the 2010 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System involving ACS were used in this study. The Patient Health Questionnaire 8 (PHQ-8) item scale was used to measure current...
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影响因子:2.232 (2012)

  • depression 低地
  • barrier 堡坝
  • utilization 利用
  • health 保健
  • ACS Accounting Control System
  • Depression 低气压
  • current 
  • routine 程序
  • examine 
  • having 满足条件