Volume 25, Issue 2 (Spring 2019)                   Intern Med Today 2019, 25(2): 138-134 | Back to browse issues page

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Delshad Noughabi A, Ghorbany Moghadam I, Khavasi M, Raznahan R, Abbasi Mendi A, Mohsenikhah M. Evaluation of Depression, Anxiety and Stress in Hemodialysis Patients in Gonabad City 2017. Intern Med Today 2019; 25 (2) :138-134
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1- Department of Nursing, School of Nursing, Gonabad University of Medical Sciences, Gonabad, Iran.
2- Student Research Committee, Gonabad University of Medical Sciences, Gonabad, Iran.
3- Department of Nursing, School of Nursing, Abadan University of Medical Sciences, Abadan, Iran.
4- Department of Nursing, School of Nursing, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
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Aims: The most common manifestations of chronic diseases are depression, anxiety and stress. Various complications such as physical, economic, social and psychological problems can result in psychopathological complications in dialysis patients. This study was conducted to determine depression, anxiety and stress in patients undergoing hemodialysis.
Materials & Methods: This cross sectional descriptive study was done in the hemodialysis section of Bohlool Hospital of Gonabad in 2017  using a census sampling on 46 hemodialysis patients who had the criteria for entering the study. The data gathering tools were a demographic questionnaire and a questionnaire of depression, anxiety and stress (DASS-21). Finally collected data was analyzed by SPSS software Version 16 And 95% confidence interval with descriptive and inferential statistics.
Findings: The findings of this study showed that depression was 63.5%, anxiety 65.20%, stress 67.4% in patients undergoing hemodialysis. There was no significant difference between depression, anxiety and stress with gender. (p=0.189, p=0.448, p=0.763)
Conclusion: According to the findings and because of high rates of depression, anxiety and stress, it is felt that there is a need to improve the quality of life of these patients.
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Mental Health
Received: 2018/06/30 | Accepted: 2019/04/6 | Published: 2019/04/6

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