Paper Information

Journal:   JOURNAL OF SABZEVAR UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES   FALL 2009 , Volume 16 , Number 3 (53); Page(s) 155 To 160.
 
Paper: 

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN STRESS INTENSITY AND LIFE QUALITY IN HEMODIALYSIS PATIENTS HOSPITALIZED IN SARI IRAN (2008)

 
 
Author(s):  SHAFIPOUR V.*, JAFARI HEDAYAT, SHAFIPOUR L.
 
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Abstract: 

Background and Purpose: Hemodialysis patients undergo dialysis for survival and this brings them specific limitations affecting their quality of life. Also stress from dialysis makes them enjoy a lower quality of life. Therefore the present study was conducted to determine the relationship between stress intensity and life quality in hemodialysis patients.
Methods and Materials: As a deh1ive study this research was conducted on 100 hemodialysis patients in two major dialysis centers in Sari Iran in 2008. All patients were investigated and relevant data were collected through a questionnaire in three parts (personal characteristics life quality and stress intensity). Life quality was first investigated and then patients’ stress intensity was studies. For data summarization deh1ive statistics were used in SPSS.
Results: In this study 53 men and 47 women participated. Also 42% of the patients with the almost satisfactory life quality experienced partial stress.
Conclusion: The results indicated that the more intense the patients’ stress is the lower their life quality will be.

 
Keyword(s): HEMODIALYSIS, STRESS, LIFE QUALITY
 
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