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  1. Depressive symptoms are often unrecognized in gynaecological practice.

    Article - En anglais

    We performed a study on depressive symptoms in gynaecological practice in Belgium, identifying depressive symptoms according to both practitioners'opinions and the scores on a scale developed to detect depression in general medical settings.

    According to the 170 participating gynaecologists, 12% of the 2174 women they interviewed had symptoms of depression.

    However, 35% had two or more positive answers on the Depression Scale, and 19% had four or more positive answers.

    Our results suggest that depressive symptoms are often not identified in clinical gynaecological practice.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Etat dépressif, Gynécologie, Pratique professionnelle, Médecin, Diagnostic, Echelle évaluation, Homme, Femelle, Belgique, Europe, Personnel sanitaire

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Depression, Gynecology, Professional practice, Physician, Diagnosis, Evaluation scale, Human, Female, Belgium, Europe, Health staff

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 99-0032885

    Code Inist : 002B18C07A. Création : 31/05/1999.