Anxiety and depression in Nepal: prevalence, comorbidity and associations

  title={Anxiety and depression in Nepal: prevalence, comorbidity and associations},
  author={Ajay Risal and Kedar Manandhar and Mattias Linde and T J Steiner and Are Holen},
  booktitle={BMC psychiatry},
BACKGROUND Anxiety and depression are two important contributors to the global burden of disease. In many developing countries, including Nepal, their prevalences are yet to be assessed. METHODS A nationwide cross-sectional study was conducted among a representative sample of Nepalese adults aged 18-65 years (N = 2100), selected by multistage random cluster sampling and interviewed at home during unannounced visits. The validated questionnaires included the Hospital Anxiety and Depression… CONTINUE READING
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