Prevalence of depression and diabetes: a population-based study from rural Bangladesh.

@article{Asghar2007PrevalenceOD,
  title={Prevalence of depression and diabetes: a population-based study from rural Bangladesh.},
  author={Shaheen Akthar Asghar and Akthar Hussain and Sha Mohammed Keramat Ali and Abul Kalam Azad Khan and Andr{\'e}s Magn{\'u}sson},
  journal={Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association},
  year={2007},
  volume={24 8},
  pages={872-7}
}
AIMS To determine the extent of depressive symptoms in a rural community of Bangladesh and its association with newly recognized diabetes. METHODS Depressive symptoms were assessed in 184 newly diagnosed diabetic subjects and 768 randomly selected individuals without diabetes. The Montogomery and Aasberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS) was used to assess depressive symptoms. A structured interview was performed to obtain socio-demographic and economic information and anthropometric measures… CONTINUE READING

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