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IJPN 2013, 1(2): 54-61 Back to browse issues page
Hospital anxiety and depression in patients with coronary artery disease
Seyyed tayyeb Moradyan Mr, Abbas Ebadi Dr, Yaser Saeid Mr *, Mojtaba Asiabi Mr
Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences , yasernurse84@yahoo.com
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Introduction: High incidence of anxiety and depression in patients with coronary artery disease can be associated with serious complications consisting increasing mortality and morbidity and adverse cardiac events. Therefore, this study was conducted to evaluate the incidence of anxiety and depression in patients with coronary artery disease. Method: This cross-sectional study was conducted in Jamaran heart hospitals Tehran in 2010 and a total sample size of 300 patients with coronary heart disease were investigated. Convenience sampling method was used to select patients. Hospital Anxiety and Depression scale (HADS) was used for assessment of anxiety and depression. The data were analyzed by SPSS software, version 17, and descriptive and inferential statistic tests were used. Results: The mean and standard deviation scores for anxiety and depression subscales were, (2.6)7.23, and (2.6)6.74, respectively. Of the patients, 45.7% had depression and 38% had anxiety. There was statistically significant relationship between age and depression, also anxiety and depression levels (r=0.67). Patients with a history of hypertension had more anxiety and depression levels (P<0.05). Conclusion: Results of this study showed a high incidence of anxiety and depression in patients with coronary artery disease, respectively. Therefore, recommendations for further assessment of the mental status of the patients at admission and planning appropriate interventions according to screening outcomes is recommended.
Keywords: Hospital Anxiety, Depression, Coronary Artery Disease
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2013/06/22 | Accepted: 2013/08/31 | Published: 2013/08/31 | ePublished: 2013/08/31
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moradyan S T, ebadi A, Saeid Y, asiabi M. Hospital anxiety and depression in patients with coronary artery disease. IJPN. 2013; 1 (2) :54-61
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