Effects of Group Training on Depression and Anxiety among Patients with Type I Diabetes: a Randomized Clinical Trial

Rostami, Shanaz and Naseri, Marjan and Dashtbozorgi, Bahman and Zarea, Kourosh and Riaahi Qhahfarrokhi, Kourosh and Haghighizadeh, Mahamad Hossein (2016) Effects of Group Training on Depression and Anxiety among Patients with Type I Diabetes: a Randomized Clinical Trial. International Journal of Pediatrics, 4 (5). pp. 1777-1786.

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Abstract

Background Depression and anxiety can have a significant impact on prognosis in diabetic patients. In this study we evaluate how the effect of group learning on anxiety and depression in adolescents with type 1 diabetes at clinics of Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Science. Materials and Methods This study was carried out via a pretest- posttest design on the adolescent 11-21 ages with type I diabetes. 74 patients were randomized in education group (n=37) either to the control group (n=37). Data collection tools included demographic and clinical status questionnaires, and the Beck anxiety and depression inventory. Group training intervention was done for intervention group and three months after study two groups filled questionnaires and inventories. Data analyzed using chi-square test and t-test using SPSS- 22 software. Results Findings showed that there was a significant difference between patients mean of depression in intervention group before and after intervention (P <0.05). Also there was a significant difference between the patients mean of anxiety in intervention group after group training (P<0.05). Conclusion Results indicated group training of adolescents with type I diabetes caused reducing in depression and anxiety them. So it would be useful considering training programs in pertinent care plan.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WA Public Health
WS Pediatrics
Divisions: Journals > International J Pediatrics
Depositing User: IJP IJP
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2017 14:51
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2017 14:51
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/5188

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