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Prevalence of Depression in Type 2 Diabetic Patients in Trinidad and Tobago

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2012.329
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628–31
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The prevalence of depression in Type 2 diabetic patients was 17.9%. Females and patients with co-existing medical complications had higher levels of depression. It is recommended that psychological screening be done at diabetic health clinics to aid in better control, quality of life and longevity.
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Background: Depression is a common problem among those suffering from diabetes mellitus.  The dual diagnoses of a chronic medical disease and mental disorder, symptomatic presentation and stringent treatment regimen are sources of psychological distress for patients and present a major challenge for healthcare workers. 
 
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19 Feb, 2013
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e-Published: 22 Jan, 2014

A Study Exploring the Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices of Young People Regarding Dengue Fever and the Extent of Community Involvement in Vector Control of the Disease in Trinidad and Tobago

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2011.203
Pages: 
615–8
Synopsis: 
This study makes several recommendations based on the knowledge, attitudes and practices of young people in Trinidad and Tobago regarding dengue fever.

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e-Published: 24 Jan, 2013
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