Journal of Psychiatry

Journal of Psychiatry
Open Access

ISSN: 2378-5756


Asres Bedaso

  • Research Article
    Magnitude of Depression and Associated Factors among Mizan Aman Health Science Student Southern Ethiopia
    Author(s): Bereket Beyene Gebre, Zebene Mekonnen and Asres BedasoBereket Beyene Gebre, Zebene Mekonnen and Asres Bedaso

    Background: Depression is the most common mental disorder. It is a major cause of disability across the world. Depression can affect everyone and is not an exclusive disease. Objective: This study was designed to assess magnitude and associated factors of depression among Mizan- Aman College of health Science students from March 1-30, 2017. Methods: An institution based cross sectional quantitative study was conducted on 328 college students and the subjects were identified by simple random sampling techniques after stratified by department with proportional sample allocation. Patient Health Questionnaires-9 (PHQ-9) is an instrument used to measure magnitude of depression and its associated factors. A pre-tested structured questionnaire was used and data were edited, coded and entered using Epi data version 3.1 and exp.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2378-5756.1000463

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