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Depression, anxiety and stress among HIV patients in East Coast Malaysia

Abdul Hadi, Azwanis and Mohd Mustapha, Nur Syuhada and Ahmad Hafidzi, Nur Farhana and Shaari, Nur Sahira and Pasi, Hafizah and Osman, Iskandar Firzada and Che Yusof, Mohd Daud (2019) Depression, anxiety and stress among HIV patients in East Coast Malaysia. International Journal of Current Research, 11 (3). pp. 2167-2170. ISSN 0975-833X

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Abstract

Introduction: HIV infection is a chronic disease with multiple challenges that could affect the psychological well-being of patients. Objective: The objective of this research was to determine the prevalence of depression, anxiety and stress among HIV patients and its significant associated factors. Methodology: This is a cross-sectional study which was carried out in two health centers in a town in the East Coast of peninsular Malaysia. A total of 42 patients with HIV were recruited via convenience sampling. Those who fulfilled the inclusion and exclusion criteria completed a validated set of Malay version of DASS-21 questionnaire. Data was analyzed using IBM SPSS Statistics. Result: The prevalence of depression,anxiety and stress among a adult HIV patients in communitity follow-up were 33.3%, 28.6% and 21.4% respectively. Marital status was significant associated with both depression and stress. While CD4 count was found to be significantly associated with anxiety

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 6538/71510
Uncontrolled Keywords: HIV, Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Community, Malaysia
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA643 Public Health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine - Communicable Diseases and Public Health
R Medicine > RZ Other systems of medicine
R Medicine > RZ Other systems of medicine > RZ400 Mental healing
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Medicine
Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Community Medicine (Effective: 1st January 2011)
Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Family Medicine (Effective: 1st January 2011)
Depositing User: SR NUR FARHANA LATFI
Date Deposited: 09 Apr 2019 08:50
Last Modified: 12 Jul 2019 11:33
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/71510

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