Prevalence and risk factors for depression in patients with chronic renal disease undergoing hemodialysis at a tertiary hospital, Karad
Keywords:CKD, Depression, Hemodysysis.
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is an extremely severe disorder in which both kidneys are unable to operate properly, causing structural and functional damage. Disrupted kidney function causes excessive fluid and waste accumulation in circulation. The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of depression among patients with chronic renal disease and the relationship between the prevalence of depression and selected sociodemographic characteristics.
Method: One hundred hemodialysis patients were enrolled in this study. Used a cross-sectional study design. In this investigation, a convenient sampling strategy was adopted. The research was performed at Krishna Hospital Karad. The depression was evaluated using the Hamilton depression scale. Using descriptive and inferential statistics, the acquired data were evaluated and analysed. RESULTS: The majority of samples were displayed in the result. 45 (45%) of the samples had mild depression, 35 (35%) had moderate depression, and 20 (20%) had severe depression. Present findings demonstrating there is no substantial correlation between depression and sociodemographic factors.