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Risk of psychiatric disorders among spouses of patients with cancer

JAMA Network Open

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JAMA Network

Spouses of patients with cancer experienced increased risk of several psychiatric disorders that required hospital-based specialist care in this study of more than 3 million individuals in Denmark and Sweden. The results support the need for clinical awareness to prevent potential mental illness among the spouses of patients with cancer.  

Authors: Qianwei Liu, M.D., Ph.D., of the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, is the corresponding author. 

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