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Handbook of Diabetes, 4th Ed., Excerpt #24: Psychological and Psychiatric Problems in Diabetes

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Rudy Bilous, MD, FRCP Richard Donnelly, MD, PHD, FRCP, FRACP Particular groups of patients with diabetes are at risk of different psychological problems (Table 25.1). Many chil­dren show remarkable resilience to the diagnosis of diabetes, but about one-third have some temporary psychological distress, mostly ‘adjustment disorders’ such as difficulty in sleeping, depression, …

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Joslin’s Diabetes Deskbook, Updated 2nd Ed., Excerpt #38: Psychological Issues in the Treatment of Diabetes, Part 3 of 3

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Barbara J. Anderson, PhD, CDE and Abigail K. Mansfield Marcaccio, PhD The week’s excerpt answers the following questions: What are the two different meanings for the term depression? How often does depression in occur in those with diabetes? What are the implications for better self-care for those with depression? How …

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