Dr. Arwa Siddiqua, Dr. Ammar Farooq, Dr. Ramsha Mushtaq Khan
Objective: to find association among metabolic syndrome and depression inorder to cater both illnesses side by side and increase chances of survival of the patients.it will also help to spotlight the need to find a common pathphsiological trigger common among both disorders and rectify its impact. Method:1598 metabolic syndrome patients from january2019 to 2020 from outpatient department of bahawal Victoria hospital were analysed for depression using HAD score and the association calculated. Sample size was taken using WHO sample size calculator. Results: the association found between both disorders was positive in a graded relationship. In both genders, there was increased prevalence between Metabolic syndrome and depression but not anxiety. Conclusion: there is a positive association of metabolic syndrome with depression however not with anxiety irrespective of age and gender. key words Anxiety, depression, metabolic syndrome.