موضوع مورد نظر خود را در موتور جستجوی قدرتمند ویرا جستجو کنید

The Relationship between Anxiety and Chronic Pain: a Cross- Sectional Study from Yazd, Iran

Abstract:Background: Chronic pain depends on many physical and  psychological factors. The aim of this study was  to determine the relationship between anxiety and chronic pain in adult referring to health centers in Yazd, Iran.  Methods: This descriptive study conducted on 397 adults aged between 31 and 87years. The Depression, Anxiety, Stress Scale -21(DASS-21) was used to measure depression, anxiety and stress. The Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) was used to measure pain severity. Six psychologists were employed to collect data. The datawere analyzed using SPSS version 21.  Results: Totally397individuals with mean age of 61.52±11.52completed the study. The results showed 74% of participants (N=295) were suffering from chronic pain. The majority of participants (N=164, 41.3%) complained from knee pain. This study showed 68.8% of studied adult (N=277) suffered from mild to severe anxiety. There were positive significant relationship between chronic pain and anxiety.  Conclusion: This study concluded that chronic pain may cause psychological disordersas anxiety. This study recommended that individuals suffering from chronic pain should be assessed in terms of psychological problems.

متن کامل این منبع قابل دانلود می باشد

برای دسترسی به متن کامل تمامی مقالات ثبت نام کنید ثبت نام کمتر از یک دقیقه زمان می برد.

ثبت نام

اگر عضو سایت هستید لطفا وارد حساب کاربری خود شوید

ورود
مقاله

عنوان نشریه:
International Journal of Musculoskeletal Pain Prevention
ISSN
جلد ۱، شماره ۲، صفحات ۸۷-۹۲
نویسندگان :
Golam Ali Heidari
Tarbiat Modares University, Health Education Department, Faculty of Medical sciences, Tehran, Iran. Sedigheh Sadat Tavafian
Tarbiat Modares University Health Education Department, Faculty of Medical sciences, Tehran, Iran
Keywords
Chronic pain Anxiety Adult Relationship
منابع مشابه

Aim and Background: Pain is a complex experience involving psychological factors which results in functional disorder. This study aimed to analyze the correlation between cognitive and emotional factors with chronic low back pain among women in Isfahan, Iran. Methods and Materials: In this cross-sectional research, the target population included all women with chronic low back pain that re...

People with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have been found to be at a higher risk for a number of mental and physical health problems. In addition to these problems, people with PTSD are more likely than those without PTSD to experience problems with pain. The purpose of this study was to determine the psychological profile of veterans with PTSD and chronic pain and its comparison with p...

Background: Although CLBP rarely threatens the humans’ lives, those individuals suffering from such pain experience a variety of health-related problems and difficulties such as physical disability. This study aimed to determine the relationship between low back pain and physical disability among nurses working in Pastor Hospital of Bam, Kerman, Iran.   Methods and Material: This cross sectiona...

Background: and Purpose: Back injury in nurses is one of the most common healthcare problems. The chronic low back pain leads to several problems including varying degrees of disability, impact on activities of daily life, physical and emotional problems, and serious impact on the quality of life. The purpose of this study was to assess the quality of life of nursing staff with chronic nonspeci...

Anxiety is one common disorder during childhood. In curing anxiety disorders, there are different types of psychological remedies, pharmotherapy, family therapy, and music therapy that can improve the individual’s anxiety, but we need some other remedies to improve social and emotional relationship and interactions. Considering the importance of curing the anxiety disorders, the effect of sand ...

Abstract This study examines the relationship between reading anxiety and difficulty of texts as well as the relationship between reading anxiety and students perceived difficulty of the texts. Since difficulty is a relative concept, I limited its definition by sticking to the readability formula. We also took students perceived difficulty levels into account. Therefore, in the present study, ...