Screening of depression among patients in Family Medicine in Southeastern Saudi Arabia.

  title={Screening of depression among patients in Family Medicine in Southeastern Saudi Arabia.},
  author={Hassan A. Abdelwahid and Saeed I Al-Shahrani},
  journal={Saudi medical journal},
  volume={32 9},
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence rate of depression and its relationship with patients' socio-demographic characteristics and chronic diseases. METHODS This cross sectional study was performed at the Family Medicine Department, Sharurah Armed Forces Hospital (SAFH), Sharurah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Two hundred and eighty adult subjects were randomly selected. Patient Health Outcomes-9 Symptom Checklist was used for screening of depression in each participant. Also, information on socio… CONTINUE READING

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