Levels of Depression and Treatment Gap Overview in 3 Regions in Indonesia
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- depression, level of depression, treatment seeking
Depression was one of the leading cause number of person lived with disability and related to premature death. Most depression first occurred in young age. Attention needs to be given to mental health problems in Indonesia starting from the young. Objective: To analyze the relation between level of depression and demographic and socio-economic factors. Another purpose were to get the description of treatment seeking and the reasons not taking medical treatment. Method: The study was cross-sectional studies in 3 districts/cities in Indonesia. Depression measurement was used the MINI (The Mini-International Neuropsychiatric Interview) instrument, analyzed the level of depression was used the ICD-10 guide to Classification of Mental and Behavioral Disorder Diagnostic criteria for research. Result: Participants were 2,173, 8.5% had depression in the last 2 weeks. If measured further, the proportion of mild depression was 3.4% and 8.5% the classified category of moderate to severe depression. There is a significant correlation between the variables of age, marital status, education, and socio-economic status with the level of depression (p<0.05). There were around 66.3% who suffered depression were not seeking medical treatment with main reason felt depressed were not need treated. Of those who were depressed and seek medical treatment there were around 76.5% who prefer went to Puskesmas/clinics/general practitioner practices to seek medical treatment. Conclusion: Demographic and socioeconomic were correlated with depression except gender and occupation variables. The women had job with low income more tendency was depressed. It should to be of particular concern. The people who were depressed were not seek medical treatment, most of them had main reason that depression no need to be treated medically.
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TY - CONF AU - Lely Indrawati AU - Indri Yunita Suryaputri AU - Nikson Sitorus PY - 2020 DA - 2020/06/08 TI - Levels of Depression and Treatment Gap Overview in 3 Regions in Indonesia BT - The proceedings of the 2nd Bakti Tunas Husada-Health Science International Conference (BTH-HSIC 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 261 EP - 265 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.200523.063 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.200523.063 ID - Indrawati2020 ER -