Anxiety among Diabetes Mellitus Patients with Special Reference to Palakkad District, Kerala
- Author Subhitha Menon
- Co-Author Dr.P.Jaya Kumar
- Country : India
- Subject : Social work
Diabetes and depression are highly prevalent conditions and have significant impact on health outcomes. The combination of depression with type 2 diabetes is a public health problem. Anxiety and depression are more common among diabetic patients than general population and can impact on treatment. So an attempt is made to study the level of anxiety and the factors influencing anxiety among the diabetic patients. The data was collected among 120 respondents and through the use of Interview Schedule was data was collected from the respondents, Manifest Anxiety Scale (Revised) developed Taylor was utilized to study the level of Anxiety. It has been found that moderate level of anxiety is present and Educational background and family system is associated with Anxiety.