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To what extent is the elevated risk of psychological distress in people with diabetes accounted for by physical disability? Findings from a large population-based study

Elmira, Elza; Banks, Emily; Joshy, Grace

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Objectives People with diabetes experience an elevated risk of psychological distress compared with people without diabetes. It is unclear how much of this elevated risk is attributable to the greater levels of physical disability in people with diabetes, and how this risk varies according to sociodemographic and health-behavioural characteristics. This study quantified levels of psychological distress in people with and without diabetes, considering these factors. Design Cross-sectional...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/200947
Source: BMJ Open
DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022767
Access Rights: Open Access

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