Prevalence of depression among postmenopausal women and related characteristics

Unsal A., Tozun M., Ayranci U.

CLIMACTERIC, vol.14, no.2, pp.244-251, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.3109/13697137.2010.510912
  • Title of Journal : CLIMACTERIC
  • Page Numbers: pp.244-251


Methods aEuro integral This cross-sectional study was conducted in 744 postmenopausal women aged 45--65 years residing within Sivrihisar, Eskisehir, a town in western Turkey. The study was conducted between May 1 and June 30, 2009. Depression was measured with a Turkish version of the Beck Depression Inventory. Data were gathered during routine visits to the women's homes. Following the completion of the questionnaires and scales, the women's body mass indices were calculated by measuring their heights and weights. Statistical analysis used the chi chi