Comorbidities and Associated Treatment Charges in Patients with Anxiety Disorders

Trent McLaughlin, Ph.D., Erika C. Geissler, R.N., M.B.A., George J. Wan, Ph.D., M.P.H.


Pharmacotherapy. 2003;23(10) 

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Chronic conditions are commonly associated with anxiety disorders. Recognizing these psychiatric and nonpsychiatric comorbidities is important when treating patients with these disorders. Treatment charges are significantly higher when a patient is diagnosed with an anxiety disorder, highlighting the impact of anxiety on the total cost of treatment for these patients.


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