Volume : 09, Issue : 10, October – 2022



Authors :

Ammar Abdulfattah Al Kubaish, Yahya Tawfiq Alsaileek, Kawthar Ahmed Kadhem, Noor Sadik Alghanim, Haider Mahdi Abu Shaheen

Abstract :

Introduction: Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is a metabolic disorder caused by insufficient production of insülin by the pancreas or when the body is unable to use insulin efficiently. Depression and anxiety are the two most common disorders associated with diabetes mellitus. Type 2 diabetes is frequently associated with depression. There are increased symptoms of depression seen in diabetic patients. It is necessary to optimally evaluate the psychological condition of diabetic patients. It also becomes necessary to extensively review the clinical symptoms of anxiety and depression of diabetic patients and have an elaborative treatment strategy that does not worsen the condition furthermore.
Aim of the Study: The present study aims to understand the association between depression and diabetic patients in primary health care centers.
Methodology: Comprehensive research of depression among diabetic patient presented in primary health care center. PubMed search engines were the mainly used database for the search process, articles were collected from the year 2001 to 2021. The term used in the search were: Diabetes mellitus type 2, primary health care, depression, anxiety.
Conclusion:There are various psychological symptoms that are associated with diabetic patients. To control diabetes and have appropriate glycemic control, treatment of depression and anxiety is an important factor in improving lifestyle. The symptoms related to depression in diabetic patients are often overlooked and may affect their existing treatment and course of illness. Therefore, diagnosis and treatment of psychophysiological, psychiatric, and psychosocial statements are important in these patients and may require proper counseling, an elaborative treatment plan, and physical therapy.
Keywords:Diabetes mellitus type 2, primary health care, depression, anxiety.

Cite This Article:

Please cite this article Ammar Abdulfattah Al Kubaish et al, Depression Among Diabetic Patients Seen In Primary Health Care Centres., Indo Am. J. P. Sci, 2022; 09(10).


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