Perspective - Archives of General Internal Medicine (2023) Volume 7, Issue 3
COPD and anxiety: Managing mental health in respiratory conditions.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a progressive respiratory condition characterized by airflow limitation and persistent respiratory symptoms. While the physical aspects of COPD are well-documented, the impact of the disease on mental health, particularly anxiety, is often overlooked. This abstract aims to explore the relationship between COPD and anxiety, emphasizing the importance of managing mental health in individuals with respiratory conditions.Author(s): Tomoyuki Honda