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Diabetes and Depression – a Deadly Mix, Needs a Fix!

Depression is different from usual mood fluctuations and short-lived emotional responses to challenges in everyday life. Especially when long-lasting and with moderate or…

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Treatment Contact Coverage for Probable Depressive and Probable Alcohol Use Disorders in Four Low- and Middle-Income Country Districts

Mental, neurological and substance use disorders are the fifth-leading cause of disability-adjusted life years, with up to 3.8% of the global burden attributed to depression and…

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Association between Depressive Symptoms and Cognitive Function in Persons with Diabetes Mellitus: A Systematic Review

Diabetes mellitus is a chronic metabolic condition characterized by insufficient production of insulin or inability to use the insulin that the body produces, resulting in problems regulating…

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Postnatal Depression among Rural Women in South India

Pregnancy and postpartum are considered as high risk periods for the emergence of psychiatric disorders. Postnatal depression (PND) is one of the most common psychopathology in these phases. PND describes non-psychotic depressive episodes, with loss of interest, insomnia, and loss of energy experienced by mothers within the period of…

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Prevalence of Depression, Suicidal Ideation, Alcohol Intake and Nicotine Consumption in Rural Central India

Depression with a lifetime prevalence of 2% to 15% is one of the most important risk factors for substantial disability and is one of the major leading causes of disease burden in 2010 [1]–[5]. Smoking has become the leading cause of preventable death with yearly about 5 million premature deaths worldwide.

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Case Study: Assessing the relationship between depression, obesity, and HbA1c levels

By: Dr. Rajesh Sarkar
With careful assessment, it can be found that diabetic patients who are noncompliant with their treatment, as evident by rising HbA1c levels, are usually also depressed. Lack of energy, appetite, concentration and motivation are some of the significant factors, which can lead to missing….

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Study finds exercise may reduce depression in heart failure patients

Cardiovascular disease has emerged as the number one killer in both urban and rural areas of India. The Indian population is particularly susceptible to cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors; however, there are few large studies that have examined CVD risk factors in the Indian population. Depression is associated with an… 

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