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aumj 2014, 3(4): 199-204 Back to browse issues page
Survey of Depression, Anxiety and Physical Health of Caregivers to Elders with Aged and Brain Stroke
A. Tari Moradi 1 , H. Ahadi 2
Health Psychology Ph.D., Teacher of Islamic Azad University of Karaj, Alborz, Iran , arezootarimoradi@yahoo.com
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Introduction: Of course, improvements in health, nutrition and care of life expectancy has increased in most countries, and this is associated with the development of industrial and technological. The elderly population in any society are increasing. Because elderly patients and their caregivers to help, it also is important for health care providers. Method: This is a descriptive – analytic research and it was done in Tehran in 1391-1392. There are 200 participants (101 elders aged caregivers and 99 elder brain stork’s nurses) who randomly were choose and 120 of them are females and 67 males and we used interview and demographic questioners, depression questioner Cattle stress questioner and SF-36 life quality questioner. After collecting data, we used SPSSV.16 and Kolmogrov-Smirnov and Yumen Vitni, independent T-tests, averages Comparisons and operational several variables multivariate analysis of variance. Results: It showed there were 50.5 percent aged caregivers and 49.5 percent brain stroke’s caregivers, 66.49percent of aged caregivers and 71.99percent of brain stroke’s caregivers had physical health, 14.22percent of aged caregivers and 13.76 percent of brain stroke’s caregivers had depression and also 36.00percent of aged caregivers and 35.04 percent of brain stroke’s caregivers had anxiety. Conclusion: The results of this study showed that caregivers for patient care and nursing tasks, knowledge, skills and understanding they need. Caregivers who have sufficient support to carry out the tasks of preparation, physical and psychological problems are less.
Keywords: Elder’s caregivers, Anxiety, Depression, Physical health
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/02/24 | Accepted: 2015/02/24 | Published: 2015/02/24
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Tari Moradi A, Ahadi H. Survey of Depression, Anxiety and Physical Health of Caregivers to Elders with Aged and Brain Stroke. aumj. 2014; 3 (4) :199-204
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