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Physical Ailments Take Toll on Mental Health: Study

(8/1/2012)

Physical Ailments Take Toll on Mental Health: Study
HealthDay News
July 24, 2012

People with physical health problems ranging from back pain to cancer are three times more likely to seek mental health care than those without such woes, a new study finds.

"The interplay between our physical and mental health has long been suspected," lead author Jangho Yoon, a health policy economist who specializes in mental health policy issues at Ohio State University in Columbus, said in a university news release.

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http://health.usnews.com/health-news/news/articles/2012/07/24/physical-ailments-take-toll-on-mental-health-study


Keywords: physical, ailments, toll, mental health, study



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