The Prevalence and Predictors of Depression in Type 2 Diabetic Population of Punjab

@article{Khullar2015ThePA,
  title={The Prevalence and Predictors of Depression in Type 2 Diabetic Population of Punjab},
  author={Shallu Khullar and Harjot Dhillon and Gurpreet Kaur and Ritu Sharma and Kanchan Mehta and Rohit Aggarwal and Monica Singh and Puneetpal Singh},
  journal={Community Mental Health Journal},
  year={2015},
  volume={52},
  pages={479-483}
}
The present cross sectional study was carried out on 787 type 2 diabetic subjects from tertiary health care hospitals to identify the prevalence and predictors of depression in diabetes. Depression was tested using Patient Health Questionnaire-9. Of the study participants, 199 (25.29 %) met the criteria for mild to moderate depression, 252 (32.02 %) were severely depressed and 336 (42.69 %) were clinically non-depressed. The prevalence of depression was 65.02 % in women, which is 1.87 fold… CONTINUE READING

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