International Journal of

Depression and AnxietyISSN: 2643-4059


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-4059/1710019

Depression in Dialysis: A Poor Prognostic Factor and the Mechanism behind It

Umme Salma Talukder, Hossain Tameem Bin Anayet, Samjhana Mandal, Fahmida Ahmed3,Muhammad Ayaaz Ibrahim and Samira Humaira Habib

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: February 26, 2020

Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is one of the most common psychiatric illnesses. The effect of depression on one’s physical health is well-known, which can include anything from weight gain or loss to chronic illnesses such as heart disease, kidney or gastrointestinal problems. Provided the increasing prevalence of patients suffering from End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) and receiving dialysis treatment, it is important to investigate how MDD affects the outcome of their treatment. The incidence...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-4059/1710021

Analytical Report of Psychological Status of 130 Frontline Medical Staff Dealing With COVID-19

Wang Lijuan, Lu Longxi, Zheng Jisheng, Liu Xiaozheng, Zhu Ruichen and Guo Zhongwei

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: June 10, 2020

China, especial Wuhan city, has been severely affected by COVID-19. This study aimed to understand the psychological status and related factors of frontline medical staff in the COVID-19 epidemic. Participants were 130 first-line medical staff working in Tianyou Hospital, Wuhan. Participants completed the Generalized Anxiety Disorder-7 scale and the Patient Health Questionnaire-9....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-4059/1710020

Depression in Elderly Life: Psychological and Psychosocial Approaches

Shilpi Tripathi

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: April 04, 2020

Life depression at a later age due to its devastating effects is an important area of public health research. The elderly life depression linked with morbidity, deteriorating physical health, likelihood of suicide attempts and social cognitive functioning. All of which, in turn, are linked to increased life loss. Depression tends to be less common in older adults than in earlier lifespan. All aspects of the older adult’s lifetime condition are risk, protective factors, health, etiology, and ou...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-4059/1710018

The Relationship of Self-Reported Psychosocial Protective Factors to Characteristics of Adolescent Psychiatric Patients

Shady S Shebak, MD, Tenzing Yangchen, MD, Katherine Shaver, MS and J Eric Vance, MD

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: February 08, 2020

Studies of the phenomenon of psychosocial resilience in the lives of a subset of high-risk individuals have suggested that certain psychosocial protective (resiliency) factors moderate the impact of biopsychosocial risk factors as they contribute to the development of mental illness. Resilience can be defined by factors which are present in high-risk individuals who have escaped illness, but not necessarily present in low-risk individuals who have never been ill. Some studies have provided evide...

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