Volume 24, Issue 3 (Summer 2018)                   Horizon Med Sci 2018, 24(3): 231-238 | Back to browse issues page

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Javadzadeh Moghtader A, Salari A, shad B, Hasandokht T, Nourisaeed A. Depression and Anxiety in Patients Undergoing Open Heart Surgery: Age and Sexual Differences. Horizon Med Sci. 2018; 24 (3) :231-238
URL: http://hms.gmu.ac.ir/article-1-2835-en.html
1- Cardiovascular Diseases Research Center, Department of Cardiology, Heshmat Hospital, School of Medicine, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran
2- Cardiovascular Diseases Research Center, Department of Cardiology, Heshmat Hospital, School of Medicine, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran , ajmoo2016@gmail.com
Abstract:   (808 Views)
Aims: Coronary artery bypass graft surgery is like any other type of surgical procedure for a stressful patient and anxiety and depression are common and important disorders in these patients. The aim of this study is to assess the incidence of anxiety and depression regarding the age and sex differences in patients undergoing open heart surgery.
Materials & Methods: In this descriptive cross-sectional study, 205 patients between 30 and 80 years old were selected by available sampling method. Data were collected by a 3section questionnaire, including demographic factor, hospital anxiety and depression scale and State-Trait Anxiety Inventory a day before surgery. The patients were chosen from elective heart surgery in Heshmat hospital of Rasht. The variables were evaluated using chi squre, independent test and one way Anova. Analyses were performed using Spss version 19.
Findings: A total of 205 people, 66.3% patients were men and 33% women. 58.1% of men and 55.1% of women were suffering from some degree of depression and this difference was not statistically significant (p=0.8). Considerable different in trait anxiety and state anxiety of The average score of anxiety and depression of the patients was not significantly different in terms of age as well ( Above and under 50).
Conclusion: Considering the high incidence of anxiety and depression in these patients, symptoms should be observed and cured , and if necessary preventive psychological and clinical interviews in these patients are recommended.
 
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Mental Health
Received: 2017/08/21 | Accepted: 2018/03/10 | Published: 2018/07/10

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