Carey ET, Moore KJ, Young JC, Bhattacharya M, Schiff LD, Louie MY, Park J, Strassle PD. Association of Preoperative Depression and Anxiety With Long-term Opioid Use After Hysterectomy for Benign Indications. Obstetrics and gynecology. 2021 Nov 1;138(138). 715-724. PMID: 34619742 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC8547203 NIHMSID: NIHMS1734448.
To assess whether preoperative depression or anxiety is associated with increased risk of long-term, postoperative opioid use after hysterectomy among women who are opioid-naïve.