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PREVALENCE AND FACTORS INFLUENCING DEPRESSION AMONG ADOLES-CENTS WITH TYPE-1 DIABETES – A CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY

AUTHORS:

Dr.Sadia Ashraf, Dr.Attiya Fatima, Dr.Muhammad Usman Shahid

ABSTRACT:

Foundation: Type 1 diabetes is the third most basic pediatric endocrine sickness. Pakistan represents the vast majority of the youths with T1DM in South-East Asia. Young people with dia-betes are at higher danger of building up a few mental scatters due to the psychosocial stress presented by the condition. Misery is the commonest among these diseases and ne-cessitates dynamic and early discovery by screening systems. Materials and Methodology: This Hospital Based Cross sectional examination was led for the time of a half year. Every one of the Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes visiting the emergency clinic amid the investigation time frame were incorporated. Insights about socio-statistic qualities, diabetes and glycemic status were col-lected in a pre tried organized survey by meeting method. Indications suggestive of gloom were gathered utilizing Patient Health Questionnaire – 9 (PHQ-9). Results: Among 30 Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes incorporated into the present investigation, dominant part, 18 (60%) were in the age gathering of under 14 years and 20 (66.7%) were females. The greatness of de-pression among the investigation subjects was 18 (60%) of which lion's share of the subjects 12 (80%) were having gentle gloom. There was a huge relationship among discouragement and uncontrolled glycemic status, higher measurements of insulin admission and not carefully following the di-etary rehearses. Determination: There was a high weight of despondency in teenagers with sort 1 diabetes. There was a huge connection between the preventable variables like glycemic control and dietary practices with despondency. Key words: Adolescents, Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus, Depression, Phq-9, Glycaemic Status.

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