Depression is greater in non-English speaking hospital outpatients with type 2 diabetes

Marnie Graco, David John Berlowitz, Spiros Fourlanos, Suresh Sundram

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Abstract

This study aimed to compare the prevalence of depression and anxiety in English (ES) and non-English speaking (NES) hospital outpatients with type 2 diabetes. Overall, depression and/or anxiety were present in 31% of patients. The prevalence of depression was significantly higher in NES than ES patients (p = 0.03).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)51-53
Number of pages3
JournalDiabetes Research and Clinical Practice
Volume83
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2009
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Anxiety disorders
  • Cultural diversity
  • Depressive disorder
  • Diabetes mellitus

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