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NPWJM 2018, 5(17): 28-35 Back to browse issues page
Relation fatigue and depression with performance level of patients with spinal cord injury
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Introduction: Spinal cord injury can cause various physical and psychological disorders such as fatigue and depression in people injured that can cause confusion in self-care and disrupt physical and mental health and also have an impact in the process of rehabilitation of these patients. This study aimed to investigate the relationship between fatigue and depression with performance levels in spinal cord injury.
Methods: Cross - sectional study was conducted on 108 patients that were selected the convenience sampling from spinal cord injury Institute at Southern Khorasan province in 2016. For collect data were used from 9-item questionnaire fatigue, 20-item depression questionnaire Zung and 17-item questionnaire in patients with spinal cord injury level of performance. Data were analyzed SPSS16 software and descriptive and analytical statistics.
Results: The results showed that was significantly correlation between the mean fatigue and depression with level of performance in the patients (P<0.05). The greatest fatigue in chronically debilitating (7.88±0.32) and greatest depression in patients with performance is dependent on others (3.5±0.71). In this study, mean of fatigue was high (5.8 ± 0.88) and the mean of depression was average (2.6± 0.63). The level of patient's performance is dependent on others.
Conclusion: Because was more fatigue and depression at the beginning of period the injury and due to the increase in this variable cause reduced function in these patients therefore, patients with damaged should be more attention at the beginning of their illness and do more medical and especially psychological support from the patients.
Keywords: fatigue, depression, level of function, spinal cord injury
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/07/9 | Accepted: 2018/07/9 | Published: 2018/07/9
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Relation fatigue and depression with performance level of patients with spinal cord injury. NPWJM. 2018; 5 (17) :28-35
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