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MISCELLANEOUS
Year : 2004  |  Volume : 38  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 175-177

Psychological disturbance in Indian low back pain population


Sushrut Hospital, Research Centre and Post Graduate Institute of Orthopaedics, Nagpur, India

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Ketan C Pande
Division of Spinal Surgery, Sushrut Hospital, Research Centre and Post Graduate Institute of Orthopaedics, Ramdaspeth, Nagpur 440 010
India
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Background: Psychologic disturbance is known to have an influence on the outcome of treatment of patients with low back pain. Method: The prevalence of anxiety and depression in 145 Indian low back pain patients was studied using the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) Results: Significant correlation was found between the levels of self reported disability and anxiety and depression which were 71.7% and 64.8% respectively. Conclusion: The pain drawing was found to have a low sensitivity and positive predictive value in identifying patients with abnormal anxiety and depression.


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