Undiagnosed anxiety present in 17% of patients with cirrhosis

Undiagnosed anxiety present in 17% of patients with cirrhosis

Using a cirrhosis-centric model, researchers found a high prevalence for anxiety in patients with cirrhosis, according to a presentation at The Liver Meeting Digital Experience.“The prevalence of anxiety on cirrhosis remains poorly established,” Kinjal Patel, MD, internal medicine resident at the University of Alberta in Canada, said during her presentation.“In this study, we essentially used the Mini International Neuropsychiatric Interview to determine the prevalence of anxiety and its association with clinical outcomes in cirrhosis and develop a rapid cirrhosis-specificRead More

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