Mental health problems in adults with diabetes: prevalence and potential determinants
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Depression is associated with several chronic diseases such as diabetes. Diabetes is a long-term health disorder that have many health complications such as mental health problems, if left untreated. Our study aimed to determine the prevalence of depression among Qatari patients with diabetes, and to investigate the potential determinants of depression. Our results revealed that the prevalence of depression among the target population was 15.4%. Females, younger adults, smokers and patients with higher education had more depressive symptoms.