Features of depression in peptic patients were studied in 200 outpatients; a total of 26% met the criteria for depression on the M.I.N.I. plus structured interview and 18% in the non-peptic ulcer control group. It was more in female and old age group peptic ulcer patients and long duration of the disease, unemployed patients. Most frequent symptoms of the depression in peptic ulcer patients were symptoms of appetite changes, depressed mood, and weight changes.


Symptoms Patients Depression Duration


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Dr. Hasan Khalid Mohammedsajed Sajed, & Dr. Zena Nabeel Ahmed Al-Hussari. (2023). Prevalence of Major Depression in Peptic Ulcer Patients in Iraq. Texas Journal of Medical Science, 16, 52–60. Retrieved from https://zienjournals.com/index.php/tjms/article/view/3281


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