Increased Risk of Depression in Patients with Cholesteatoma: A 3-year Nationwide Population-Based Retrospective Cohort Study

Chin-Lung Kuo, Wei-Pin Chang, Nancy Hsao Yen Chang, An-Suey Shiao, Chiang-Feng Lien

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Newly discovered epidemiological evidence linking cholesteatoma to depression suggests that routine screening and monitoring of psychological status among cholesteatoma patients is warranted. Policies aimed at the early detection and timely treatment of comorbid depression following diagnosis with cholesteatoma could enhance health promotion and disease prevention.
Original languageEnglish
JournalArchives of Otorhinolaryngology-Head Neck Surgery
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Oct 3 2017


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