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Running head: DEPRESSIVE SYMPTOMS AND HEMODIALYTIC TREATMENT 1
Depressive Symptoms and Hemodialytic Treatment
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DEPRESSIVE SYMPTOMS AND HEMODIALYTIC TREATMENT 2
Depression is majorly known to have an effect on adults having End-Stage Renal Disease
as a result of biological adjustments and psychological changes that go in hand with dialysis.
Patients who have Chronic Kidney Disease posses and at the same time not on dialysis are
exposed to a three times higher rate of depression than the general population individuals.
Additionally, depression has been related to poor life quality and severe health outcomes among
individuals having CKD or ESRD. In the United States, the rates of suicides among individuals
with ESRD who were on long-term dialysis were higher than the suicide rates among those in the
general population in other countries. For this reason, it is recommended that they improve their
quality of life, such as having proper sleep and avoiding fatigue, which are symptoms of
depression.
In order to recognize symptoms related to anxiety and depression among patients having
Chronic Renal Illness on hemodialysis together with its association with sociodemographic,
medical and economic variables. This article employs the use of a quantitative approach and
involves 170 patients in correlational research. In order to make an evaluation of the variables,
there was the application of the depression and anxiety scale of the hospital and the use of a
questionnaire on medical data and its demographics (Palmieri et al., 2017). Most of the study
samples having 59.4% showed symptoms of depression, which demonstrated a relationship with
comorbidities, race, poor schooling, presence of a partner, and male sex. Symptoms of anxiety
happened in 32.9%of the study sample and were related to the absence of a partner, black or
brown skin, illiteracy, and female sex. All these symptoms imply the characteristics of poor
quality of life displayed by the PICO question.
Research reliability refers to the degree to which the study techniques used to bring out
results that are stable and consistent. For this article, there was the use of the reliability

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Running head: DEPRESSIVE SYMPTOMS AND HEMODIALYTIC TREATMENT Depressive Symptoms and Hemodialytic Treatment Student’s Name Institutional Affiliation 1 DEPRESSIVE SYMPTOMS AND HEMODIALYTIC TREATMENT 2 Depression is majorly known to have an effect on adults having End-Stage Renal Disease as a result of biological adjustments and psychological changes that go in hand with dialysis. Patients who have Chronic Kidney Disease posses and at the same time not on dialysis are exposed to a three times higher rate of depression than the general population individuals. Additionally, depression has been related to poor life quality and severe health outcomes among individuals having CKD or ESRD. In the United States, the rates of suicides among individuals with ESRD who were on long-term dialysis were higher than the suicide rates among those in the general population in other countries. For this reason, it is recommended that they improve their quality of life, such as having proper sleep and avoiding fatigue, which are symptoms of depression. In order to recognize symptoms related to anxiety and depression among patients having Chronic Renal Illness on hemodialysis together with its association with sociodemographic, medical and economic variables. This article employs the use of a quantitative approach and involves 170 patients in correlational research. In order to make an evaluation of the variables, there was the application of the depression and anxiety scale of the hospital ...
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