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The Survey of Anxiety and Depression Prevalence in Diabetic Patient Referred to Abadan Taleghani and Khorramshahr Valiasr Hospitals in 2011
Nurallah Taheri, Hamid Hojjati, Marzieh Mousavi, Arghavan Afra, Bibihajar Dehghan
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Introduction: Depression and anxiety is among the most common mental disorders in human societies and can have a significant impact on prognosis in diabetic patients. So this study was done with the aim to survey anxiety and Depression prevalence in diabetic patient referred to Abadan taleghani and khorramshahr valiasr hospital in 2011. 

Methodology: This study is of a descriptive cross - sectional and sampling was done throngh available sampling method. Samples included 102 patients referred to taleghani and valeiasr Hospital in Abadan and khorramshahr. Data were collected by questionnaire formed from three segments: demographic questionnaires, Beck Depression and Anxiety Inventory eshpylberger. Data analysis using chi-square test and SPSS17 software, T-test and ANOVA.

 Results: Among 102 diabetic patients participated in this study, 60.8% were female, 75% married, 5.1% percent illiterate, 54.5% percent unemployed, 87.3% of patients with type 2 diabetes, mean duration Diabetes 10.13 ± 7.10 years. In this study, 56.9 percent had moderate anxiety and 42.4 percent had severe depression. Results showed that between depression and marital status (P˂0.01), education (P˂0.01) and duration of diabetes (P˂0.01) and between anxiety and sex (P˂0.01), marital status (P˂0.01) and duration of diabetes (P˂0.05), there was a significant relationship statistically.

Conclusion: This study showed that anxiety and depression in diabetic patients participating in this study were high, which could jeopardize their health. Due to this, the importance of counseling and psychotherapy centers in diabetes centers is clear.


Keywords: Anxiety, depression, diabetes
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2013/09/29 | Accepted: 2013/10/12 | Published: 2013/10/12
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taheri N, hojjati H, mousavi M, afra A, dehghan B. The Survey of Anxiety and Depression Prevalence in Diabetic Patient Referred to Abadan Taleghani and Khorramshahr Valiasr Hospitals in 2011. J Diabetes Nurs. 2014; 1 (2) :21-31
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