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Most Hospitalizations Among People With Depression Are For Hospital-Treated Physical Health Problems

Most hospitalizations among people with depression are for chronic physical health problems: severe/moderately severe depression was associated with the incidence of 29 nonoverlapping conditions requiring hospital treatment during a five-year follow-up. The risk of hospitalization for the group of 29 conditions was 16.3 percentage points higher for people with severe or moderately severe depression compared to people without depression.The highest cumulative incidence was observed for endocrine and related internal organ diseases (245 per 1000 persons with depression), musculoskeletal diseases (91 …

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