Christian Osadnik, PhD, on How Pulmonary Rehabilitation Impacts Mental Health in Patients With COPD


In this podcast, Christian Osadnik, PhD, discusses his team's latest research on the effects of pulmonary rehabilitation programs on comorbid depression and anxiety in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Christian R. Osadnik, PhD, is a physiotherapist in the Department of Physiotherapy at Monash University and senior research fellow in Monash Lung and Sleep at Monash Health in Melbourne, Australia.

Additional Resource:

  • Gordon CS, Waller JW, Cook RM, Cavalera SL, Lim WT, Osadnik CR. Effect of pulmonary rehabilitation on symptoms of anxiety and depression in COPD: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Chest. 2019;156(1):80-91.