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Letters Hypertension in comorbidity

Screening for mental problems in people presenting with hypertension and comorbidities

BMJ 2016; 353 doi: (Published 26 April 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;353:i2251
  1. Helen L Millar, consultant psychiatrist1,
  2. Mohammed Abou-saleh, professor2
  1. 1Carseview Centre, Dundee DD2 1NH, UK
  2. 2St George’s, University of London, London SW17 0RE, UK
  1. hlmillar1{at}

The authors provided good guidance on the complexities of managing hypertension with associated chronic comorbid physical conditions, such as kidney disease, diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and heart failure.1

However, they did not mention the mental health problems that are often seen in these people …

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