Chapter 5. Depression in Chronic Disease and Long-Term Conditions

  1. Lynne Walsh MSc, BSc (Hons) RMN, RGN, RNT Dip Prof Practice, Cert Ed, Cert Health Promotion Lecturer

Published Online: 4 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470749739.ch5

Depression Care across the Lifespan

Depression Care across the Lifespan

How to Cite

Walsh, L. (2009) Depression in Chronic Disease and Long-Term Conditions, in Depression Care across the Lifespan, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470749739.ch5

Author Information

  1. School of Health Science, Swansea University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 20 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470517727

Online ISBN: 9780470749739

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Keywords:

  • chronic disease depression and long-term conditions;
  • depression and coronary heart disease;
  • depression and chronic obstructive airways disease;
  • depression and cancer;
  • role of clinical nurse specialist in palliative care;
  • neurological conditions;
  • evidence regarding long-term conditions;
  • impact of depression on long-term conditions;
  • chronic diseases where depression is evident;
  • importance of role of clinical nurse specialist in palliative care

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Depression and coronary heart disease

  • Depression and stroke

  • Depression and chronic obstructive airways disease

  • Depression and renal disease

  • Depression and diabetes

  • Depression and cancer

  • The role of the clinical nurse specialist in palliative care

  • Neurological conditions

  • Evidence regarding long-term conditions

  • Conclusion

  • Reflection and discussion

  • References