2011
DOI: 10.1590/s0004-282x2011000200006 View full text |Buy / Rent full text
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Abstract: Objective: To investigate the prevalence of psychiatric disorders in patients with myasthenia gravis (MG). Method: Forty-one patients with MG answered to a structured psychiatric interview (MINI-Plus). Results: Eleven (26.1%) patients were diagnosed with a depressive disorder and 19 (46.3%) were diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. Patients with dysthymia were older (p=0.029) and had longer disease duration (p=0.006). Patients with social phobia also had longer disease duration (p=0.039). Conclusion: Psychiatri… Show more

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