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Journal of Ilam University of Medical Sciences 2013, 21(6): 215-223 Back to browse issues page
Evaluation of relationship body esteem with perceived social support in patients with multiple sclerosis admitted to the MS Society Tehran
Mansureh Ghodusi1, Mohammad Heidari *2, Elham Hossaini3
1- Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Shahrekord, Iran.
2- Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Shahrekord, Iran. , mo.heydari@yahoo.com
3- Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
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Introduction: Multiple Sclerosis is the diseases that determined by progressive demyelinization of central neurons. These diseases as other chronic disability cause the stress and affected on dimension psychological as body esteem and perceived social support. Therefore, this study was to examine the relation between body esteem with perceived social support in multiple sclerosis patients. Materials & Methods: This research Study was descriptive Correlations and in this study, 395 patients of the MS Society in Tehran were selected by continuous sampling. Data gathering tool were questionnaire of body esteem and questionnaire of northouse social support. For data analysis, SPSS version 16 was used. Findings: The results showed that a significant percentage of patients' perceived social support (39/5%) were at moderate levels. with consideration score of body esteem (3/25) and the overall average score for body esteem (42/25), Patients with multiple sclerosis had favorable body esteem. The results of the spearman correlation showed that there were between body esteem and perceived social support (p=0/001, Discussion & Conclusion: By attention to findings of this research, body esteem with perceived social support has significant linear relationship. Because of the perceived social support had main roles in quality body esteem, this is the responsibility of nursing that by offer appropriate supportive intervention to patients walk for decrease of their tension and increase body esteem.
Keywords: multiple sclerosis, body esteem, social support
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: nurse
Received: 2012/11/10 | Accepted: 2014/01/7 | Published: 2014/01/7
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ghodusi M, heidari M, hossaini E. Evaluation of relationship body esteem with perceived social support in patients with multiple sclerosis admitted to the MS Society Tehran. Journal of Ilam University of Medical Sciences 2013; 21 (6) :215-223
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