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ISSN: 2637-4579

Open Access Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Biosciences

Research Article(ISSN: 2637-4579)

Determinants of Depression Among Married Women Living in Quetta City, Pakistan

Volume 3 - Issue 1

Nida Tabassum Khan*

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    • Department of Biotechnology, Balochistan University of Informaation Technology, Engineering, and Management Sciences (BUITEMS) Pakistan

    *Corresponding author: Nida Tabassum Khan, Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Life Sciences and Informatics, Balochistan University of Informaation Technology, Engineering, and Management Sciences (BUITEMS) Pakistan

Received: November 29, 2018   Published: December 14, 2018

DOI: 10.32474/OAJBEB.2018.03.000151

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Abstract

Intense and tenacious feeling of despondency or loss of interest in things that once were enjoyable such condition is termed as Depression which is characterized as a mental illness and contributes a considerable fraction of the inclusive burden of diseases. Determinants of depression among married women includes gender discernment, over burden of work, domestic violence, psychological distress, sexual abuse, women’s poor mental and physical health etc. Identification of potential determinants of depression will possibly aid in devising preemptive strategies in order to reduce its pervasiveness among married women.

Keywords: Depression; Psychological distress; Gender discernment; Cultural bindings; Quetta

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