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  • Association Between Symptoms Of Unipolar Depression And Metabolic Syndrome In A Tertiary Care Hospital

  • Article : Open Access

  • Article Type: Original Article

  • Subject : Psychiatry, Mental Health, Psychology

  • Year : 2019

  • Author : Md Munnawar S Hussain

  • Author : Raj Kumar Lenin Singh

  • Author : Amol Patange*

  • Author : Ningombam Heramani Singh

  • Author : Thingbaijam Bihari Singh

  • Author : Goejendro Singh

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  • Page From : 31

  • Page To : 34

  • Page No : 31-34

  • Article View : 91

  • Article Download : 80

  • DOI : http://doi.org/10.18231/j.tjp.2019.007
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  • Abstract  

    Introduction: Depression is associated with increased physical co-morbid conditions. The results of previous studies on the relationship between symptoms of depression and metabolic syndrome are weak.

    Objectives: Hence this study was designed to assess the frequency of metabolic syndrome in unipolar depressive patients and its association with the symptoms of unipolar depression.

    Materials and Methods: A total of 64 patients with unipolar depression, diagnosed according to ICD 10 guidelines were included consecutively. Spearman’s correlation was performed to find the association.

    Results: 23.4% of unipolar depression patients had metabolic syndrome. Our study did not reveal any significant association between the symptoms of unipolar depression and metabolic syndrome.

    Conclusion: Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in depression is low and symptoms of depression are not associated with metabolic syndrome.

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  • Keyword : Metabolic syndrome, Unipolar depression, ICD-10.
  • How to cite this article:   Hussain M M S, Singh R K L, Patange* A, Singh N H, Singh T B, Singh G, Association Between Symptoms Of Unipolar Depression And Metabolic Syndrome In A Tertiary Care Hospital. Telangana J Psychiatry. 2019;5(1):31-34.
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