Somatic masks of depressions in leukemias

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Aim. To specify types of depressive conditions in a sample of leukemia patients. Material and methods. The study included 71 leukemia patients with depressions in the structure of which somatized disorders are an obligatory component of the depressive syndrome and determine clinical picture of the condition. This is the form of masking affective disorders. Results. The patients had the following types of depression: somatized, hypochondriac, asthenic, depressive-delirium, hysteric depression. How to manage depression in leukemia patients is described.


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