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International Journal of Nephrology
Volume 2011, Article ID 514070, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.4061/2011/514070
Research Article

Depression and Anxiety in Patients with Chronic Renal Failure: The Effect of Sociodemographic Characteristics

Department of Psychology, University of Panteion, Eratous 12, 14568 Athens, Greece

Received 24 January 2011; Accepted 31 March 2011

Academic Editor: Hulya Taskapan

Copyright © 2011 Paraskevi Theofilou. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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