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Cancer in people with depression or anxiety: record-linkage study.

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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 ...

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10.1007/s00127-007-0211-2

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, WTC Human Genetics
Journal:
Social psychiatry and psychiatric epidemiology
Volume:
42
Issue:
9
Pages:
683-689
Publication date:
2007-09-05
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EISSN:
1433-9285
ISSN:
0933-7954
URN:
uuid:ab895ecf-9e29-4487-adcf-bb47833269ae
Source identifiers:
33865
Local pid:
pubs:33865

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