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Heidari A, Ghazlikor A, Jafari N, Khatirnamani Z, Koochak F. Prevalence of depression, stress and anxiety and its relationship with demographic characteristics in the staff of comprehensive health service centers in Gorgan, 2021. SJNMP. 2022; 7 (3) :1-13
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1- Health Management and Social Development Research Center, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran
2- Health Management and Social Development Research Center, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran , khatirzahra@gmail.com
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Background & Aim: Today, disorders such as depression, stress and anxiety they are the most common diseases of the century. Health system employees are exposed to risk factors for depression and stress due to work characteristics such as lack of independence of employees in performing tasks and high work demands. The aim of this study was to determine the Prevalence of depression, stress and anxiety and its relationship with demographic characteristics in the staff of comprehensive health service centers in Gorgan, 2021.
Materials & Methods: In this cross-sectional study, the statistical population included all employees of comprehensive health service centers in Gorgan in 1400 that 192 people were selected by stratified random sampling. Two questionnaires were used to collect data: Demographic Information Questionnaire and Stress, Depression, Anxiety Scale (DASS-21). Data were analyzed by SPSS-23 software.
Results: The prevalence of depression (59.9%) was relatively high and in terms of the prevalence of stress and anxiety, 96.9% and 88% of employees had no disorders, respectively. Only a significant relationship was observed between employees' education and depression (P=0.01). In terms of depression in individuals with undergraduate and graduate education (P=0.003), there was a significant relationship between master's and doctorate (P=0.003). There was no significant relationship between any of the demographic and contextual variables with stress and anxiety.
Conclusion: The prevalence of depression in the population of comprehensive health service centers was relatively high and depression was related to the level of education, so that with increasing the level of education, the rate of depression decreased
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Received: 2021/07/12 | Revised: 2022/05/30 | Accepted: 2021/07/13 | Published: 2022/03/9 | ePublished: 2022/03/9

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