Volume 17, Issue 5 (7-2018)                   ijdld 2018, 17(5): 242-256 | Back to browse issues page

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Hor M, Aghaei A, Abedi A, Golparvar M. Recognizing Different Aspects Of Healthy Life Style For Women With Diabetes Type Two: A Phenomenology Qualitative Research. ijdld. 2018; 17 (5) :242-256
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1- Department of Educational and Psychology Science, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan (Khorasgan) branch, Isfahan ,Iran
2- Department of Educational and Psychology Science, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan (Khorasgan) branch, Isfahan ,Iran , info@khuisf.ac.ir
3- Department of Psychology, Isfahan University, Isfahan ,Iran
Abstract:   (2208 Views)
Background: Diabetes is a chronic disease with consequences affecting many aspects and dimensions of life. Patients experience relates to many aspects of their lives because the disease involves their whole life.
The present study aims at defining the role of life style in patient's life. Reviewing their lived-experience can provide basic solutions to reform the life style of patients with diabetes.
Method: in this phenomenology qualitative research, sampling was done among patients referred to Isfahan Diabetes Charity Center in a purposeful manner with the most possible variety. A number of 33 women with diabetes in the age range of 35 to 69 years with an experience of at least one year of living with diabetes and without a history of acute mental disease were chosen. Gradual sampling was conducted from January 2017 to March 2017. Patients took part in 45 to 50 minute semi-structured interviews. The interviews were recorded and then the Colaizzi method format was analyzed.
Results: analysis process of data gathered from these patients' lived-experiences, resulted in extracting four themes including physical health, psychologic health, spiritual health and social health.
Conclusion: In order to reform the life style of patient's' with diabetes, a general comprehensive attitude in way of living is needed. Understanding the lived-experience and analyzing the life style experiences results in the field of health among patients with diabetes can assist the health care staff in providing better services and prevent returns to the inappropriate life style in the future.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/01/19 | Accepted: 2018/07/5 | Published: 2018/07/15

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