Link between depression, Early Stages Of Chronic Kidney Disease By Researchers found a is pressed out of five patients with chronic kidney disease, even before beginning long-term dialysis treatment or the development of end-stage renal disease, who UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers found out.
- ‘Since patients in the early stages of chronic kidney disease at risk of clinical depression, we as nephrologists should screening our patients for depression in clinic,’said Dr. Susan Hedayati, assistant professor of internal medicine at UT Southwestern and a staff nephrologist at the Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center. She is the lead author of the study. Available online and in the current edition of the American Journal of Kidney Diseases.. The study, which based on a pool of 272 participants is the first, the rate of depression in these patients with the fourth Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Edition , which is considered the gold standard in evaluating depression investigated. [Read the rest of this entry...]