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Journal:   IRANIAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH   JULY 2012 , Volume 41 , Number 7; Page(s) 53 To 58.
 
Paper: 

BETTER MENTAL COMPONENT OF QUALITY OF LIFE IN AMPUTEE

 
 
Author(s):  KARAMI G.R., AHMADI KH.*, NEJATI V., MASUMI M.
 
* BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES RESEARCH CENTER, BAQIYATALLAH UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, TEHRAN, IRAN
 
Abstract: 

Background: Assessment of quality of life can promote health services. The purpose of this study was evaluation of health related quality of life in lower limbs amputee veterans of Iran.
Methods: In the present cross sectional study, we compared 38 lower limbs amputee veterans with 50 normal healthy subjects with SF36 questioner in face-to-face interview.
Results: Amputees had significantly lower grade than normal subject did in role physical (P<0.01) and were better than normal subjects in vitality (P<0.001) and mental health (P<0.01). As a whole, amputees have higher in mental summary component of quality of life (P<0.05) and lower in physical component of quality of life (P<0.01).
Conclusion: Diminishing the demand and improving social support of amputee veterans might be considered as high grade in mental summary component of their quality of life.

 
Keyword(s): HEALTH, QUALITY OF LIFE, LOWER LIMB AMPUTEE, VETERANS
 
 
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KARAMI, G., & AHMADI, K., & NEJATI, V., & MASUMI, M. (2012). BETTER MENTAL COMPONENT OF QUALITY OF LIFE IN AMPUTEE. IRANIAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, 41(7), 53-58. https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=277530



Vancouver: Copy

KARAMI G.R., AHMADI KH., NEJATI V., MASUMI M.. BETTER MENTAL COMPONENT OF QUALITY OF LIFE IN AMPUTEE. IRANIAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH. 2012 [cited 2021July25];41(7):53-58. Available from: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=277530



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KARAMI, G., AHMADI, K., NEJATI, V., MASUMI, M., 2012. BETTER MENTAL COMPONENT OF QUALITY OF LIFE IN AMPUTEE. IRANIAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, [online] 41(7), pp.53-58. Available: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=277530.



 
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