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Neurocognitive Functioning And Interpersonal Difficulties In Diabetic Mellitus Type II Patients

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Rashid N, Bashir U. Neurocognitive Functioning And Interpersonal Difficulties In Diabetic Mellitus Type II Patients. JRMC [Internet]. 2023 Sep. 1 [cited 2024 May 29];27(3). Available from:


Objectives: To determine the level of Neurocognitive Functioning, and Interpersonal difficulties in People with Diabetes Mellitus type II.

Material and Method: A purposive sampling strategy was used. A sample (N=100) with age range (40-60) years was taken in the study, in which 46% Men or 54% Women Diabetes Mellitus type II patients were included. The research design was cross-sectional. Neuro-Cognitive Assessment Battery and Interpersonal Relationship Scale for Diabetic Patients were used.

Results: Pearson Correlation analysis results showed that there was a positive significant relationship between neurocognitive functioning and interpersonal difficulties. Hierarchal Regression analysis showed education level was a predictor of interpersonal difficulties in diabetic mellitus type II patients with poor neurocognitive functioning. Limitations and suggestions are discussed.

Keywords: Neurocognitive functioning, Interpersonal Difficulties, Diabetic Mellitus Type II


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