International Journal of Public Health and Safety

ISSN: 2736-6189

Open Access

Talbert Muhwezi

Department of Public Health and Psychology, Bishop Stuart University, Mbarara, Uganda

  • Research Article   
    Dating Stress, Depression and Anxiety Symptoms: A Study among University Students in Uganda
    Author(s): Talbert Muhwezi*, Maud Kamatenesi-Mugisha and Herbert E Ainamani

    Objectives: Worldwide, dating related stress and its impact on mental health among students has turned out to be of public health concern. However, research on this phenomenon in low- and middle-income countries (LAMIC) remains lacking. This study described the occurrence of dating-related stress and its association with psychological state aspects of depression and anxiety among students in a Ugandan University. Methods: In this cross-sectional study using convenient sampling, 255 students were interviewed on their exposure to dating stress using psychological victimization scale (PVS), depression using Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9) and anxiety using Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD-7). Data were analyzed using Stata version 12.1 and correlations and associations were determined using multivariate logistic regression a.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.37421/2736-6189.2020.5.181

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