Comparison of the Level of Depression and Anxiety in Inactive Hepatitis B Carriers and Chronic Hepatitis B Patients

Demir N. A. , Celik M., Kolgelier S., Sumer S., Aksoz S., Demir L. S. , ...More

TURK PSIKIYATRI DERGISI, vol.24, no.4, pp.248-252, 2013 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Journal Indexes: Social Sciences Citation Index, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.248-252


Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the relative contribution of chronic illness and the physical effects such illness on the mental status of chronic hepatitis B patients by comparing them to inactive hepatitis B carriers, based on Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HDRS) and Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale (HARS) scores.