Epidemiology of Depression and its Relationship to Diabetes in India

Poongothai, S and Anjana, R M and Radha, S and Sundari, BB and Shanthirani, C S and Mohan, V (2017) Epidemiology of Depression and its Relationship to Diabetes in India. Journal of the Association of Physicians of India, 65 . p. 60.



Depression is one of the most common chronic mental illnesses globally and in India. It has been reported that depression is twice as common in individuals with type 2 diabetes. The prevalence of both depression and type 2 diabetes are rapidly increasing. This article reviews the prevalence of depression in the general population as well as in patients with type 2 diabetes and its complications with special reference to recent data from India. It also makes a case for screening for depression in diabetes clinics and integrating depression treatment with diabetes care in order to make the treatment more wholistic

Item Type:Article
Official URL/DOI:http://www.japi.org/
Uncontrolled Keywords:Depression, Diabetes, India
Subjects:Diabetes Clinical Trials
Divisions:Department of Diabetology
Department of Clinical Trials
ID Code:1042
Deposited By:surendar radha
Deposited On:06 Sep 2017 09:55
Last Modified:06 Sep 2017 09:55

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