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December 2015 Br J Cardiol 2016;23:(1) Online First

Pulmonary hypertension news from AHA and ERS

BJCardio Staff

Abstract

News from ERS High levels of anxiety and depression in PH Psychological morbidity remains under-diagnosed in pulmonary hypertension (PH), and one third of patients suffer from depression and/or anxiety for which only 38% are being treated, according to a study conducted by Dr Gina Somaini and colleagues (University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland). They investigated the prevalence and course of anxiety and depression and their association with health-related quality of life (HRQoL) disease markers and survival over a mean period of 16 months. In the study, 45 newly diagnosed and 86 pretreated patients with arterial and chronic thromboembolic

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