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Journal:   IRANIAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRIC NURSING (IJPN)   SPRING 2014 , Volume 2 , Number 1; Page(s) 72 To 81.
 
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The Relationship Between Mental Health And Quality Of Life In Patients With Asthma

 
 
Author(s):  Yektatalab Sh.*, Ansarfard F.
 
* DEPARTMENT IN NURSING COMMUNITY BASED PSYCHIATRIC CARE RESEARCH CENTER, DEPARTMENT OF NURSING, SHIRAZ UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, SHIRAZ, IRAN
 
Abstract: 
Introduction: Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease that causes airways hypersensitivity, mucosal edema and mucus production. Asthma can affect on the performance of patients and limit physical activity , anxiety, depression and decrease in patients quality of life. This study has been made with this aim to determine the relationship between mental health and quality of life in patients with asthma.Methods: In this analytic correlation study, 135 asthmatic patients who referred to Affiliated Clinics of shiraz university of medical science were selected via Census sampling method in 1392. Data were gathered by General Health Questionnaire (GHQ) and asthma quality of life questionnaire. In order to analyze the collected data, SPSS V.18 software with Spearman's correlation coefficient and t-test were conducted.Result: Results showed that there was a significant correlation between all domains of quality of life and patients mental health domains (P<0.001), and The mean of depression score of general health in women was more than men (P<0.001). The mean score of quality of life in men was more than women (P=0.004).conclusion: According to these findings it is concluded that domains of quality of life in asthmatic patient, consist of: symptoms and signs, phisical activity, etihical performance, scocial performance and perception of health were correlated with all domains of mental health. Therefore special care in the field of psychology can be advantageous for these patients and provide for them a better life.
 
Keyword(s): QUALITY OF LIFE, MENTAL HEALTH, ASTHMA
 
 
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YEKTATALAB, S., & ANSARFARD, F. (2014). THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MENTAL HEALTH AND QUALITY OF LIFE IN PATIENTS WITH ASTHMA. IRANIAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRIC NURSING (IJPN), 2(1), 72-81. https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=372648



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YEKTATALAB SH., ANSARFARD F.. THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MENTAL HEALTH AND QUALITY OF LIFE IN PATIENTS WITH ASTHMA. IRANIAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRIC NURSING (IJPN). 2014 [cited 2022August20];2(1):72-81. Available from: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=372648



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YEKTATALAB, S., ANSARFARD, F., 2014. THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MENTAL HEALTH AND QUALITY OF LIFE IN PATIENTS WITH ASTHMA. IRANIAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRIC NURSING (IJPN), [online] 2(1), pp.72-81. Available: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=372648.



 
 
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