Date of Presentation

5-6-2021 12:00 AM

College

School of Osteopathic Medicine

Poster Abstract

OBJECTIVE:

• To investigate the link between chronic medical conditions and psychiatric disorders

BACKGROUND

• Limited research has been done studying the relationship between chronic medical conditions and psychiatric disorders in patients comorbid with both types of conditions.

• Prior research studies have demonstrated that patients with chronic medical conditions are more likely to develop psychiatric disorders compared to healthy individuals without any medical conditions.

• As individuals develop chronic medical conditions, they may encounter additional obstacles in their lives,

Keywords

mental health, chronic disease, psychiatry, comorbidity, multimorbidity, holistic health

Disciplines

Integrative Medicine | Medicine and Health Sciences | Psychiatric and Mental Health | Psychiatry

Document Type

Poster

COinS
 
May 6th, 12:00 AM

A Holistic Approach to Physical and Mental Health: Associations Between Chronic Disease and Psychiatric Conditions

OBJECTIVE:

• To investigate the link between chronic medical conditions and psychiatric disorders

BACKGROUND

• Limited research has been done studying the relationship between chronic medical conditions and psychiatric disorders in patients comorbid with both types of conditions.

• Prior research studies have demonstrated that patients with chronic medical conditions are more likely to develop psychiatric disorders compared to healthy individuals without any medical conditions.

• As individuals develop chronic medical conditions, they may encounter additional obstacles in their lives,

 

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