Patients with COPD have a high prevalence of anxiety and depression. The efficacy of pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) in treating more severe anxiety and depression is unknown. The study aimed to explore the effectiveness of PR in reducing symptoms of anxiety and depression across a spectrum of severities.
Harrison, S. L. S., Greening, N. J. N., Williams, J. E. A., Morgan, M. D. L. M., Steiner, M. C. M., & Singh, S. J. S. (2012). Have we underestimated the efficacy of pulmonary rehabilitation in improving mood? Respiratory Medicine, 106(6). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rmed.2011.12.003