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prevalence and experience of depression in two communities in Taipei City.

Chou-Mei Fu

prevalence and experience of depression in two communities in Taipei City.

by Chou-Mei Fu

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Thesis (Ph. D.) - University of Ulster, 2002.

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  Prevalence of depression The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) estimates that million U.S. adults had at least one major depressive episode . Objective Obesity is one of the most important public health issues worldwide. Moreover, an extreme phenotype, morbid obesity (MO) has insidiously become a global problem. Therefore, we aimed to document the prevalence trend and to unveil the epidemiological characteristics of MO in Taiwan. Methods Nationally representative samples aged 19 years and above from three consecutive waves of.

bMed, Web of Knowledge, China National Knowledge Internet (CNKI), Wangfang, and Weipu databases were conducted to identify any study in each database published from initial state to Novem , reporting the prevalence of depression in hypertensive patients. Random-effects model was used to estimate the prevalence of depressive symptoms. We also limited the analyses to studies using. prevalence of depression was %. Chong et al. [17] stud-ied Taiwanese elders in the community and reported the 1-month prevalence of major depression was %. Lee et al. [18] studied postpartum depression among Chinese women in a hospital in Hong Kong and reported the 3-month prevalence rate for major depression was %.

prevalence and incidence of treated MDD. The current study provided the prevalence and incidence of treated MDD, which can be compared with community studies. Longitudinal data are used to detect risk factors for the incidence of treated MDD. Limitations The current study used claims data. A person with depression cannot simply “snap out of it”—it is a medical condition that affects your quality of life. Depression can also lead to suicide, particularly if left untreated, and you are more likely to develop a physical illness if you have depression. The good news is that, in most cases, depression is treatable in older adults.


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The prevalence and experience of depression in two communities in Taipei City. By Chou-Mei Fu. Abstract. Available from British Library Document Supply Centre- DSC:DXN / BLDSC - British Library Document Supply CentreSIGLEGBUnited KingdoAuthor: Chou-Mei Fu. The prevalence and experience of depression in two communities in Taipei City Author: Fu, Chou-Mei.

ISNI: Awarding Body: University of Ulster Current Institution: Ulster University Date of Award: Availability of Full Text. The prevalence of depression may be affected by changes in psychiatric practices and the availability of online mental health information in the past two decades.

This study aimed to Cited by: Low prevalence of major depressive disorder in Taiwanese adults: Possible explanations and implications Article (PDF Available) in Psychological Medicine 42(6). Depression was assessed using the 30‐item Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS) with a threshold of prevalence of depression was % (95% CI –%).Cited by: Results: Prevalence rate of depression was % in old-age home and % in community.

Females had higher prevalence rate of depression than. The global prevalence of depression and depressive symptoms has been increasing in recent decades.1 The lifetime prevalence of depression ranges from 20% to 25% in women and 7% to 12% in men.2 Depression is a significant determinant of quality of life and survival, accounting for approximately 50% of psychiatric consultations and 12% of all hospital admissions.3 Notably, the prevalence of depression or depressive symptoms.

Comparison of socio-demographic characteristics, substance, and depression among male heroin users attending therapeutic community and methadone maintenance treatment program in Nantou, Taiwan.

Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy, Vol. 10, Issue. Introduction. The prevalence of geriatric depressive disorders in Asian countries is in the range of 12–34% and that in Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Japan, Vietnam, Indian and Malaysia is %, %, %, %, % and % respectively1, 2, 3, Malaysia, Sherina et al 5 have compared the levels of geriatric depressive disorders among the urban and rural elderly, and the findings.

and subsyndromal depression was reported to be % and %, respectively among older adults (those aged 60 years and above) in Singapore, 11 while a more recent study reported the estimated prevalence of depressive symptoms among the community-dwelling elderly in Singapore to be %. 12 The Well-being of the Singapore Elderly (WiSE) study.

Abstract Introduction: Depression is the most common psychiatric disorder among the elderly. The hallmark of depression in the elderly is its comorbidity with medical illness. Aim: To determine the prevalence of depression and its association with chronic illness among the elderly in a rural community setting.

Methods: A cross sectional study design was used. WHO estimates that depression will be the leading cause of disability-adjusted life years by Whether the prevalence of CMDs is increasing in industrialised nations 3–6 and the extent to which trends in population mental health are refl ected by trends in suicide have been debated.

Studies of trends in the prevalence of CMDs worldwide. In addition, the prevalence of depression varied greatly across different countries (Barua et al., ). For example, a review found the prevalence of MDD in older adults was up to 16% in the USA (Blazer, ), and a multicenter study found % of older adults were.

Objectives The health of physicians is an important topic which needs to be addressed in order to provide the best quality of patient care.

However, there are few studies on the prevalence of chronic diseases among physicians. In this study, we explored the prevalence of chronic diseases among physicians and compared the probability of chronic diseases between physicians and the general.

Among the aged population, the prevalence of suspected depression was %. A previous study showed % depressive neurosis and % major depression in the older adult community; however, other studies have found the prevalence of geriatric depression to be approximately %. University, Taipei, Taiwan; [email protected] Accepted 22 February ABSTRACT Background: Depression is one of the most commonly encountered mental health problems during older adult-hood.

This study examines differences in depressive symptom trajectories among older Taiwanese adults across two birth cohorts (– and –). Introduction Depression is one of the most common mental health disorders and is an emerging public health problem. The objectives of this paper were to determine the prevalence of depression, its associated factors and the predictors of depression among adults in the community of Selangor.

Methods A cross sectional study was conducted in three districts in Selangor, from 11th June to 30th. The prevalence of depression among adults decreased as family income levels increased.

Overall, % of adults from families living below the federal poverty level (FPL) had depression. The prevalence of depression decreased to % among adults at or above % of the FPL (Figure 3).

According to a WHO report, nearly 15% of adults aged 60 and over suffer from a mental disorder, constituting % of the total disability for this age group. Taipei City faces rapid transformation towards an aging society, with the proportion of elderly in the total population rising from 12% in to 16% in The aim of this study is to identify the prevalence of mental disorders among.

Taipei, or Taipei City, is the capital and special municipality of is located in the northern region of Taiwan and it's an enclave of the New Taipei municipality. InTaipei has an estimated population of million people with an urban population of million. RESULTS: One-month prevalence of psychiatric disorders was %, with % depressive neurosis and % major depression.

A high risk of depressive disorders was found among widows with a low educational level living in the urban community, and among those with physical illnesses. Dementia. Aboriginal people living in remote communities are 10 times more likely to develop dementia than people living in countries such as Africa, India and Indonesia; and 5 times more likely than non-Indigenous the Kimberley region between 13 and 27% of elderly Aboriginal people have dementia., compared to % amongst non-Aboriginal people aged 45 and over.T1 - Prevalence of depressive symptoms in older nursing home residents with intact cognitive function in Taiwan.

AU - Hu, Sophia H. AU - Chuang, Yeu Hui. AU - Ting, Yeh Feng. AU - Lin, Kuan Yu. AU - Hsieh, Chia Jung. PY - /6/1. Y1 - /6/1.