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IJPN 2015, 2(4): 36-48 Back to browse issues page
The relationship between social support and death anxiety in hemodialysis patients
H Sadeghi Mrs, M Saeedi Mrs * , K Rahzani Mrs, A Esfandiary Mrs
Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Save University of Medical Sciences, Save, Iran , m.saeedi@arakmu.ac.ir
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Introduction: Despite the effectiveness of hemodialysis in renal failure, patients are exposed to stressors such as death anxiety. Social support plays a role in maintaining good health and increased mortality rate and incidence of physical and psychological, is characterized by illness. This study aimed to investigate the relationship between social support and death anxiety of hemodialysis patients. Methods: This descriptive - correlative and 151 patient-center hemodialysis unit of Vali Asr hospital in Arak in 2013 were studied. Data were collected using demographic data, and using a combination Tmpler death anxiety, social support for cancer patients, social support waxes Norbek (NSSQ), and the α Cronbach's reliability of the questionnaire 0.88 Confirmed. Data were analyzed by spss version 18. Results: The mean and standard deviation of death anxiety, emotional support, instrumental, informational social support total order of 4.05±64.11, 4.38±28.04, 5.28±25.75, 3.18±20.57, 8± 74.36, respectively. 70.9 percent emotional and instrumental social support 53% of people support a desired position, and then Data Protection 72.2 percent were unfavorable. There was a significant relationship between various dimensions of social support and the relationship between death anxiety and emotional support in the form (r=-0.69), (p<0.0001), instrumental support (r=-0.64) (p<0.001) (supporting information (p<0.001) (r=0.63 ) respectively. Conclusion:This study showed Social support in patients undergoing hemodialysis unit was low and people who have poor social support, reported higher death anxiety.
Keywords: death anxiety, social support, dialysis.
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Received: 2015/01/24
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Sadeghi H, Saeedi M, Rahzani K, Esfandiary A. The relationship between social support and death anxiety in hemodialysis patients. IJPN. 2015; 2 (4) :36-48
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نشریه روان پرستاری Iranian Journal of  Psychiatric Nursing
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