Depression, Anxiety and Symptoms of Stress among Hong Kong Nurses: A Cross-sectional Study

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Cheung, Teris; Yip, Paul S.F.;
(2015)
  • Publisher: MDPI
  • Journal: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health,volume 12,issue 9,pages11,072-11,100 (issn: 1661-7827, eissn: 1660-4601)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4586662, doi: 10.3390/ijerph120911072
  • Subject: anxiety | epidemiology | prevalence | stress | mental health | depression | nurses | Article

Recent epidemiological data suggests 13.3% of Hong Kong residents suffered from Common Mental Disorders, most frequently mixed anxiety and depressive disorder. This study examines the weighted prevalence and associated risk factors of depression, anxiety and stress amon... View more
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