Chapter 6. Depression and Diabetes: Sociodemographic and Cultural Aspects and Public Health Implications

  1. Wayne Katon3,
  2. Mario Maj4 and
  3. Norman Sartorius5
  1. Juliana Chan1,2,
  2. Hairong Nan1 and
  3. Rose Ting2

Published Online: 3 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470667309.ch6

Depression and Diabetes

Depression and Diabetes

How to Cite

Chan, J., Nan, H. and Ting, R. (2010) Depression and Diabetes: Sociodemographic and Cultural Aspects and Public Health Implications, in Depression and Diabetes (eds W. Katon, M. Maj and N. Sartorius), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470667309.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA

  2. 4

    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Naples, Italy

  3. 5

    Association for the Improvement of Mental Health Programmes, Geneva, Switzerland

Author Information

  1. 1

    Hong Kong Institute of Diabetes and Obesity, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China

  2. 2

    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 27 AUG 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470688380

Online ISBN: 9780470667309

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Keywords:

  • Depression and Diabetes: Sociodemographic and Cultural Aspects and Public Health Implications;
  • International Diabetes Federation (IDF);
  • hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal (HPA);
  • Women, Depression and Diabetes;
  • Depression and Diabetes in Late Life;
  • Socioeconomic Status, Depression and Diabetes;
  • Migration, Diabetes and Depression;
  • Impact of Ethnicity-Related Culture;
  • Measures to Reduce Health Disparities Among People from Different Cultural Backgrounds;
  • Intervention Strategies and Research Directions for Transcultural Health Needs

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Women, Depression and Diabetes

  • Depression and Diabetes in Late Life

  • Socioeconomic Status, Depression and Diabetes

  • Migration, Diabetes and Depression

  • Impact of Ethnicity-Related Culture

  • Measures to Reduce Health Disparities Among People from Different Cultural Backgrounds

  • Intervention Strategies and Research Directions for Transcultural Health Needs

  • Conclusions

  • References