Frequency of Anxiety and Depression in COVID-19 Patients

Nowsherwan, Mohammad Nawaz, Sabir Rehman, Fawad Rahim, Muhammad Abbass, Sami Ulhaq
2021 Zenodo  
Abstract: Objective: The aim of this study is to determine the frequency of anxiety and depression in the patients due to COVID-19. Study Design: Cross-sectional. Methods: Total 115 patients of both genders presented with covid-19 disease were enrolled in this study. Patients detailed demographics age, sex and BMI index were recorded after taking written consent. Patients aged between 15-60 years of age. Prevalence of depression and anxiety were measured among hospitalized patients. Structural
more » ... uestionnaires were implemented. Complete data was analyzed by SPSS 24.0 version. Place of study: Department of medicine MTH Peshawar. Results: Mean age of the patients was 119.22 ±8.21 years with mean BMI 23.41±3.34 kg/m2. Out of 115 patients, 70 (58.33%) were males and 50 (41.67%) were females. Prevalence of depression was 50% among the patients and frequency of anxiety was 40% observed. 80 (66.7%) patients were from urban areas and 40 (33.3%) were from rural areas. 100 (83.3%) were married and 20 (16.7%) were unmarried. Conclusion: We concluded in this study that frequency of anxiety and depression among the patients was frequently high. Medically ill patients should develop techniques for rapid diagnosis and treatment of depression and anxiety.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5548049 fatcat:hi2jlycckzhs3eq5hwj546nyzm