EFFECT OF DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY ON GESTATIONAL DIABETES IN BABYLON GOVERNMENTAbstract
Objective: To examine anxiety levels and depression level of women diagnosed with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and to compare these with glucose-tolerant (GT) women at similar stages of pregnancy. Research Design and Methods: Prospective longitudinal study conducted on 50 women with GDM and 50 NGDM women at 24 – 36 weeks of pregnancy. We are depended on Taylor anxiety Scale the Arabic version with reliability and Beck Depression Scale the Arabic version. Results: Women with GDM, compared with GT women, had a higher level of anxiety, depression scales, older, with low income, illiterate, and high BMI. Conclusions: Higher level of anxiety, depression scales, with low income, illiterate, and high BMI most causes of gestational diabetes.
S. M. Hassan*, M. A. Ejerish and U. Harba
Al-Hashymia Sector, Babylon Health Director, Ministry of Health, Babylon, Iraq.
21 February, 2017
20 July, 2017
11 August, 2017
01 October, 2017