Researchers have actually pointed to certain factors that predict the severity of depression in osteoarthritis patients. It's actually more the social consequences than the physical limitations that trigger depression. Don't ignore signs of depression just because you think it doesn't match up with having osteoarthritis. Talk to your doctor if you experience signs of depression. Learn about the factors that contribute to depression in osteoarthritis patients and learn about recognizing signs of depression in Osteoarthritis and Depression.
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