Journal of Depression and Anxiety

Journal of Depression and Anxiety
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-1044

Hamid Yahya Hussain

Department of Research, Studies and Data Analysis, Dubai Health Authority, United Arab Emirates

  • Research   
    Mental Health Reflections and Self-Rating at Population Contexts and Paradigms
    Author(s): Hamid Yahya Hussain, Fouad Hussein Chehab, Mohammed Tuffaha, Katrina Aguilar and Nezar Ahmed Salim*

    Background: Depression is a major source of distress and can have a profound impact on the quality of life and consider leading cause of death and morbidity. Early treatment and identification of depression reduces the burden on caregivers and family member along with medical costs. About 3% of the global population proved to be affected by depressive disorders currently according to global statistics. People are most likely to develop their first depressive episode between the age of 30-40. There is a second, smaller peak of incidence between age of 50-60 years. Objectives: The main goal of this study is to determine the prevalence of depression in people living in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Research Methodology: Community based-study was conducted in 2019 with the use of a cross-sectional, multistage, stratified, clu.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2167-1044.20.9.370

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