Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Do patients with long-term conditions receive enough emotional support?

  • Comment

Article:
Winkley K
(2013) Depression and diabetes: what should nurses do? Nursing Times; 109: 45, 20-22.

Abstract:
“Depression is recognised as a major health problem for people with diabetes and is associated with morbidity, mortality and a poor quality of life. This article outlines how depression is diagnosed, its consequences and how to screen for and treat it. It also gives some practical tips that nurses can use to support patients with diabetes who have depression.”

 

What do you think?

  • Do patients with long-term conditions receive enough emotional support?
  • Are diabetes specialist nurses well placed to screen for depression?


  • Comment

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment.

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions. Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.