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Understanding comorbidity

Comorbidity is the presence of two or more clinically distinct disorders occurring in the same patient. The example below shows two commonly co-occurring disorders: depression and anxiety. Often, two co-occurring disorders are more frequent than a comprising disorder alone.

Source: This example was taken from a Swedish study for the purpose of illustrating the concept of comorbidity only and does not represent a U.S. population.