DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2394-6040.ijcmph20221241
Published: 2022-04-27

Assessment of mental health status among type 2 diabetics in urban field practice area of JSS Medical College, Mysuru

R. Abhishek, M. R. Narayana Murthy, N. Chandan

Abstract


Background: To assess the mental health status and to determine the associated risk factors of mental health disorder among Type 2 diabetics residing in urban field practicearea of Department of community medicine, JSS Medical College, Mysuru.

Methods: Cross-sectional study was conducted in urban field practice area of Department of Community Medicine, JSS Medical College, Mysuru. Total 390 Diabetics were included in our study. Pre-designed, semi structured questionnaire and DASS 21 scale was used for data collection and the data was analyzed using Statistical package for social sciences (SPSS) 23 (Licensed to JSSAHER). P<0.05 was considered statistically significant.

Results: Prevalence of depression, anxiety and stress were 162 (41%), 126 (32.3%), 124 (31.8%) respectively. Age, education, tobacco chewing, history of hypertension were statistically significantly associated with depression. Age, occupation, hypertension were statistically significantly associated with anxiety. Age, education, occupation were statistically significantly associated with stress.

Conclusions: Depression, anxiety and stress among diabetics in our study is less. Age, education, occupation, history of hypertension were common factors associated with mental health status. Counselling should be done at regular intervals for all T2DM patients for better mental health well-being.


Keywords


Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Type 2 Diabetes mellitus, DASS 21

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