Evaluation of the Frequency and Related Factors of Depression and Anxiety in Patients with End Stage Renal Disease Receiving Renal Replacement Therapies


Esen B. , Saglam Gokmen E., Atay A. E. , Sari H., Karakoc A., Kahvecioglu S., ...More

TURKISH NEPHROLOGY DIALYSIS AND TRANSPLANTATION JOURNAL, vol.24, no.3, pp.270-277, 2015 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5262/tndt.2015.1003.03
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH NEPHROLOGY DIALYSIS AND TRANSPLANTATION JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.270-277

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Anxiety and depression are frequently observed among patients on renal replacement therapy (RRT). Our aim is to evaluate the frequency of depression and anxiety and their association with laboratory parameters, disease activity, performance status and sociodemographic properties of patients receiving hemodialysis (HD) or peritoneal dialysis (PD).