TITLE

Emotional impact of screening: a systematic review and meta-analysis

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p603
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on a study conducted by researchers to review short and long term emotional impacts of medical screening for diseases. It states that out of 12 studies used in the review 6 involved screening for cancer, two for diabetes and one for coronary heart disease. It mentions that meta-analyses showed no significant impact of screening on anxiety, quality of life and depression.
ACCESSION #
66587847

 

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