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Diagnosis Uncertainty Increases Anxiety ...

Diagnosis Uncertainty Increases Anxiety in Patients
A radiologist talks with an anxious patient before an embolization procedure. Image and caption courtesy of the RSNA. CHICAGO—Have you ever felt uneasy sitting in a doctor’s waiting room or climbed the walls waiting for your test results? That feeling of anxious uncertainty can be more stressful than knowing you have a serious illness, according to a study presented today at...