hrp0092p3-294 | Late Breaking Abstracts | ESPE2019

Beck Depression Inventory Scores for Children with Some Chronic Diseases (Type I Diabetes Mellitus, Sickle Cell Anaemia, and AIDS) in University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital

YARHERE IRORO , Jaja Tamunopriye , Anolue Mirabel

Objectives: To determine the presence of depressive disorders in adolescents with T1DM, SCA, and HIV/AIDS being managed in UPTH and to compare the scores between the various diseases.Method: A cohort study of 75 children (20 T1DM, 26 SCA, and 29 HIV/AIDS) presenting to the Department of Paediatrics, UPTH between 1stof October 2018 and 31stof May 2019 had an interviewer administered Beck depression i...