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Article On Relationship Of Depression & Development Of Chronic Illness

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INTRODUCTIONChronic illness chiefly exists in a person for more than 2 – 3 months and most often itincludes asthma, arthritis, cancer, diabetes, viral disease and COPD. In the present researchstudy, discussion has been included regarding chronic illness and the associated factors thatbrings chronic illness.ARTICLE1“Depression and the onset of chronic illness in older adults: A 12 yeas perspective study”In this article, discussion has been included regarding the relationship between depressionand development of chronic illness that exists in older adults. In order to prepare the study, datahas been collected from the Health and Retirement Study which also explains different onset ofchronic illness (Mustafa, Karakus, Lisa and Patton, 2011). The study states that depression existsin older adults according to the growing age; however it brings psychiatric disorder due topresence of any sort of chronic illness (which lasts for more than 2-3 months). In the study, it isidentified that older adults require much attention especially when they are suffering fromdepression.Data has been included from US Health and Retirement Survey and it includes arepresentative sample of men and women both. The first survey was conducted with 7600households. Questions regarding health, functional ability and major life events were included inthe survey. Afterwards, conducting the entire study, it became clear that depression is directlyassociated with chronic illness especially among older adults (Mustafa, Karakus, Lisa andPatton, 2011). In the study, it is also noted that arthritis, heart problems and diabetes have directassociation with depression. Stating about the implication for behavioural health, it can be said3
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