TitleDepression and anxiety in adults with sickle cell disease: the PiSCES project.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsLevenson, JL, McClish, DK, Dahman, BA, Bovbjerg, VE, Citero, Vde A, Penberthy, LT, Aisiku, IP, Roberts, JD, Roseff, SD, Smith, WR
JournalPsychosomatic medicine
Date Published2008 Feb
KeywordsUnited States

Depression and anxiety are common in sickle cell disease (SCD) but relatively little is known about their impact on SCD adults. This study measured prevalence of depression and anxiety in SCD adults, and their effects on crisis and noncrisis pain, quality-of-life, opioid usage, and healthcare utilization.