Acta Scientific Neurology (ASNE) (ISSN: 2582-1121)

Research Article Volume 6 Issue 7

Anxiety and Depression Disorders in Chronic Haemodialysis Patients at the Donka National Haemodialysis Centre

Amadou Yaya Diallo1*, Mamadou Saliou Balde1, Kadiatou Mamadou Bobo Barry1, Soriba Bangoura1, Aly Traore1, Mamadou Malal Diallo1, Mamady Mory Keita2 and Mohamed Lamine Kaba1

1Department of Nephrology-Hemodialysis CHU Donka, Guinea
2Department of Psychiatry CHU Donka, Guinea

*Corresponding Author: Amadou Yaya Diallo, Department of Nephrology- Hemodialysis CHU Donka, Guinea.

Received: May 02, 2023; Published: June 07, 2023


Introduction: The objective of our work was to determine the prevalence of anxiety-depressive disorders as well as associated somatic comorbidities in chronic hemodialysis patients at the Donka National Hemodialysis Center.

Methodology: This was a descriptive and analytical cross-sectional study over a period of two (2) months from August 1 to September 30, 2020. We included all patients with chronic hemodialysis for more than 3 months in whom the diagnosis of anxiety-depressive disorder was retained after the interview with the psychiatrist. The diagnosis of anxiety-depressive disorder was made using the Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS). Associated factors were identified by bi- and multivariate analysis.

Results: Out of a total number of 158 chronic hemodialysis patients, we found 142 (90%) cases of anxiety disorders, of which 69.7% were depressive and 20.3% anxiety. The mean age was 43.48 ± 15.44 years and the sex ratio was 1.6 in favor of men. Vascular and glomerular nephropathies were the most frequent (41.1% and 38.6%). Associated somatic comorbidities were dominated by hypertension and heart disease 93.7% and 36.4%. After multivariate analysis, remote residence, professional activity and psychiatric history were significantly associated with the occurrence of depression (p < 0.05).

Conclusion: anxiety-depressive disorders are very frequent in chronic hemodialysis patients in our center. Considering the seriousness of their complications, a systematic screening by the nephrologist, especially in patients with a professional activity and those living far from the center, would allow an early management.

Keywords: Anxiety and Depression Disorders ; Chronic Renal Failure ; Hemodialysis ; Donka


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Citation: Amadou Yaya Diallo., et al. “Anxiety and Depression Disorders in Chronic Haemodialysis Patients at the Donka National Haemodialysis Centre". Acta Scientific Neurology 6.7 (2023): 16-21.


Copyright: © 2023 Amadou Yaya Diallo., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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