Volume 18, Issue 2 (2-2019)                   ijdld 2019, 18(2): 80-89 | Back to browse issues page

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ramesh S, Alizadeh Moghdam A, Safari A R, Feizi M. THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ANXIETY, DEPRESSION AND STRESS WITH THE SEVERITY OF DIABETES: THE ROLE OF THE MEDIATOR OF QUALITY OF LIFE. ijdld. 2019; 18 (2) :80-89
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1- Department of Psychology, Faculty of Psychology and Education, University of Tehran , Tehran, Iran , ramesh_somayeh@ut.ac.ir
2- Department of Psychology, Faculty of Humanities, Islamic Azad University, Shiraz Branch, Tehran, Iran
3- Department of Psychology, Faculty of Psychology and Education, Islamic Azad University Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran
4- Department of cultural and student affairs, Neishabour University of Medical Sciences, Neishabour, Iran
Abstract:   (3425 Views)
Background: Diabetes mellitus is one of the most common chronic diseases and the patientchr('39')s quality of life plays an important role in controlling the disease. The purpose of this study was to investigate the mediating role of quality of life in the relationship between depression, stress and anxiety, with severity of diabetes.
Methods: 108 patients with type 2 diabetes (57 women, 51 males) participated in this study. The participants completed the 21st-DASS Questionnaire, a quality of life questionnaire (SF-36), and a demographic questionnaire.
Results: The results of the study showed that the severity of the disease was negatively correlated with quality of life and positively correlated with anxiety, depression and stress (P <0.01). The results of path analysis also indicated the mediating role of quality of life in the relationship between depression and anxiety and the severity of type 2 diabetes.
Conclusion: Based on the results, it is necessary to consider psychological interventions in order to reduce depression and anxiety and improve the quality of life of patients in the field of diabetes management.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/09/8 | Accepted: 2019/01/21 | Published: 2019/02/15

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