Depression and Quality of Life in Patients with Diabetes
American Journal of Nursing Science
Volume 4, Issue 2-1, March 2015, Pages: 88-91
Received: Dec. 13, 2014; Accepted: Dec. 30, 2014; Published: Feb. 10, 2015
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Papadopoulou L., General Hospital of Thessaloniki “Agios Pavlos”, Greece
Papoulia F., General Hospital of Thessaloniki “Agios Dimitrios”, Greece
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Abstract
Diabetes mellitus is a syndrome of disorders where the patient follows a personalized insulin therapy and adjusts his diet and way of life. The purpose of this study is to describe the correlation of depression and anxiety experienced by patients with diabetes compared with their quality of life. Diabetic patient must make significant changes in daily life and lifestyle and has a greater need for social and psychological support, due to permanent complications and negative emotions experienced.
Keywords
Diabetes, Quality of Life and Depression
To cite this article
Papadopoulou L., Papoulia F., Depression and Quality of Life in Patients with Diabetes, American Journal of Nursing Science. Special Issue: Mental Health Care: Aspects, Challenges and Perspectives. Vol. 4, No. 2-1, 2015, pp. 88-91. doi: 10.11648/j.ajns.s.2015040201.26
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