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


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


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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