Cancer in people with depression or anxiety: record-linkage study.
BACKGROUND: It has been suggested that the risk of cancer may be higher in people with psychological disorders, like depression and anxiety, than in the general population. AIMS: To determine cancer risk in cohorts of people with depression or anxiety, compared with that in a control cohort. METHOD: Analysis of linked statistical records of hospital admission and mortality. RESULTS: Lung cancer was more common in those with depression (risk ratio 1.36, 95% confidence intervals 1.19-1.54) or ...Expand abstract
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