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Hysterectomy Tied to Long-Term Risk for Depression, Anxiety

The researchers found that during a median follow-up of 21.9 years, women who underwent hysterectomy at any age experienced increased risks for de novo depression (adjusted hazard ratio, 1.26; absolute risk increase, 6.6%) and anxiety (adjusted hazard ratio, 1.22; absolute risk increase, 4.7%).

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