Journal of Depression and Anxiety

Journal of Depression and Anxiety
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-1044

Shagufta Zia

Dr, Department of Family Medicine, Medcare Medical Centre Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE

  • Research Article   
    Prevalence of Depressive and Anxiety Symptoms in Adults with Type 2 Diabetes, Peshawar, KPK, Pakistan
    Author(s): Hasan A, Shagufta Zia*, Amanullah Y, Nisa F, Maracy M and Hasan Z

    Introduction: Diabetes is a known cause of, disability, morbidity, premature death and increased health-system costs. Previous research has shown that there is high prevalence of depression in patients with type 2 diabetes as compared to people without diabetes but there is a lack of data for Pakistan. Objective: To determine the presence of depressive and anxiety symptoms in adults with type 2 diabetes and without diabetes. Methods: A questionnaire-based descriptive cross-sectional study was carried out at AIMS Sugar Hospital, Hayatabad, Peshawar, Pakistan, 2018-2019. We used Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9) and General Anxiety Disorder (GAD-7) scale for data collection, on a consecutive sample of patients. Results: A total of 1157 subjects were interviewed face to face, .. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2167-1044.20.9.369

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