Objective

To determine whether women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) had more symptoms of depression than women without GDM. A secondary aim was to determine if factors predictive of symptoms of depression in women with GDM were different than women without GDM.

Design

A cross sectional, descriptive design was used.

Setting

An outpatient clinic at an academic medical center.

Participants

The sample included 135 pregnant women between 24 and 40 weeks gestation, of which 65 had GDM and 70 did not.

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