Comparative Study

| Published: August 25, 2017

Efficacy of Gender on Anxiety, Depression and Stress Level of Diabetic Patients

Hardik A. Patel

Research Scholar, Department of Psychology, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidya Nagar, Anand, Gujarat, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.209/20180603

DOI: 10.25215/0603.209


Health and wealth are prime concerns for the journey of healthy life; health is defined as “a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity”. The main objective of present study was to assess the level of anxiety, depression and stress among diabetic patients. It was hypothesized that there will be a significant difference between male and female diabetic patient with reference to anxiety, depression and stress. The researcher has adopted the quantitative descriptive research to gain the objectives of the present study. For the present research work researcher has selected 320 diabetic patients (Type-II) age range between 30 to 65 years with the help of purposive random sampling techniques. Further they were classified into 2 groups i.e. Male (160) and Female (160). Anxiety, Depression and Stress Scale was used, it was developed by Bhatnagar, P. et al. (2011). Data were analyzed by using means, standard deviation and F tests. As far as the role of Gender is concerned with the level of anxiety, depression and stress among diabetic patients, it was revealed that female diabetic patients have greater symptoms of anxiety, depression and stress than the male diabetic patients.

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 5, October-December, 2015